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Halloween Injuries in the Workplace: Are They Covered?
POSTED ON October 05, 2020

Under Illinois law, if an employee is attending an event at the request of his/her employer, and being paid for […]

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Fall Protection Mistakes to Avoid
POSTED ON May 13, 2020

Workers can prevent workplace falls that result in serious injuries by using common sense and following workplace safety rules. Ignoring […]

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Are Essential Employees Getting the Proper PPE?
POSTED ON May 06, 2020

Under a new executive order, Chicago’s Department of Public Health requires businesses to protect employees by providing proper PPE equipment […]

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When Dust Becomes Deadly
POSTED ON April 14, 2020

Workers in certain industries face high risks for combustible dust explosions that are often deadly. In a dust explosion, heated […]

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When Nurses Are Attacked at Work
POSTED ON April 06, 2020

Nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers in hospitals are often attacked by violent patients and visitors. The Occupational Safety and Health […]

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How Many People Are Injured in Pinned-Between Accidents at Work?
POSTED ON March 19, 2020

Every year, more than 125,000 U.S. workers suffer crush injuries caused by getting pinned between two objects or entangled with […]

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Technology Is Keeping Chicago Workers Safe
POSTED ON March 13, 2020

Employee protective equipment, safety monitoring, and real-time reporting are just a few ways technology is improving workplace safety for employees. […]

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Construction Accidents: Ladder Cages Are Not Safe
POSTED ON March 05, 2020

Fixed ladder cages are being phased out due to OSHA safety concerns. Accident and injury reports show that ladder cages […]

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Did You Suffer Burn Injuries at Work?
POSTED ON January 22, 2020

Workers who suffer work-related burn injuries can collect workers’ compensation benefits for related medical expenses, lost wages, and rehabilitation services. […]

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Work-Related Elevator Accidents: Here’s What You Should Know
POSTED ON December 06, 2019

Construction, manufacturing, and retail industries experience a high number of work-related elevator accidents that cause serious injuries and fatalities. Elevator […]

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