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Robert Wilson to speak at National Seminar on Workers’ Compensation

Minnesota workers’ compensation attorney Robert Wilson is scheduled to present at the National Seminar on Workers’ Compensation, hosted by the National Business Institute. Mr. Wilson’s seminar, titled “Workers’ Compensation: Settlement Negotiation How-to’s,” will be streamed online. It will offer Continuing Legal Education on achieving fair settlements in workers’ compensation claims. The presentation will take place […] Read more

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Properly handling patients linked to reduced workplace injuries in hospital

Researchers in Boston recently concluded health care professionals may assume a lower risk of injury if they implement “safe patient handling” practices, according to an article of Fox News Health published on November 4th. In the study conducted by the researchers at Northeastern University, incidents of health care employees suffering from shoulder and neck injuries […] Read more

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Workplace poster required by OSHA for every employer

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to put a poster in their work environment to serve as a reminder of the employees’ rights and how could they can keep themselves safe in their workplace daily. According to the law, the poster entitled “Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law” should be placed […] Read more

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OSHA postpones enforcement of new workplace rules again

The “anti-retaliation” provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that were expected to be implemented in November have been moved, an article, posted by the Society for Human Resource Management, reported on October 26. The new OSHA rule will require employers to remind employees of their rights to report any workplace hazards or […] Read more

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Employee suffers amputation injury in Minnesota workplace accident

A workplace accident in Le Sueur, Minnesota resulted in an employee suffering an amputation injury to his arm. State authorities confirmed that they are already investigating the incident, an article of Le Sueur News-Herald reported on October 25. According to reports, 31-year-old Jake Krekelberg lost a portion of his arm on October 11 while working […] Read more

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How workers can prevent injuries on the job

Workers in Minnesota often find themselves incapable of providing for their family’s needs after sustaining injuries in the workplace. Depending on the severity of an injury, workers may need to refrain from going to work while recuperating, which automatically translates to income loss. However, below are actions workers can practice each day to prevent such […] Read more

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Corn picker expected to recover after workplace injury in Minnesota

At least one person suffered physical injuries in central Minnesota after he was involved in an accident that took place while he was doing his job as a corn picker, an October 2 article of SCTimes reported. Information coming from the authorities of Wright County Sheriff’s Office revealed that the 37-year-old Watkins resident had his […] Read more

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Risks associated with faulty work equipment

Over the years advanced machinery had been developed to boost up work productivity. However, there are unfortunate situations in which complicated machinery can cause serious harm to workers when it fails to work properly. Below are some of the injury risks associated with malfunctioning machinery: Amputations Spinal cord injuries Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) Crush injuries […] Read more

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Worker injured in Minnesota trench accident

A construction worker in Crosby, Minnesota was rescued after being involved in a trench accident while on the job, an article of the Bemidji Pioneer reported on September 9. According to reports, 21-year-old Joseph Erickson was involved in a workplace accident that happened around 11:09 a.m. on September 8. Erickson reportedly got trapped inside a trench at a […] Read more

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Hazards of working in confined spaces

Due to very limited movement and space availability, it is critical for employers to ensure the safety and health of their employees while doing work in confined spaces. Workplaces with manholes, underground tunnels, or any similar spaces can have increased cases of serious injuries in workers if their employers become negligent. Below are the typical […] Read more