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Occupational Fatalities Involving Engines, Robots & Thingamabobs: A Study on Ways to Terminate Worker Death by Machines
Posted on 6 Dec 2015 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq. and Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D. A farm worker is crushed to death after his tractor flips and pins him between the tractor and the wagon it was pulling. A construction worker is struck and killed by a swinging crane when another... Read More

NIOSH Publishes Report on Catastrophic Incidents in Manufacturing
Posted on 13 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) discovered that catastrophic incidents continue to occur as evidenced by the deaths of 15 workers in a refinery in 2005, and the deaths of another 14... Read More

NIOSH Reports on Occupational Injuries and Fatalities Due to Falls
Posted on 11 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - An estimated 15.9 million people worked in the Manufacturing Sector in 2008, which accounted for approximately 10.9% of the employed U.S. workforce. In 2008, 411 manufacturing sector workers died from occupational injuries... Read More

NIOSH Posts Health Disparities in Manufacturing
Posted on 14 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) discovered that one of the central features of the contemporary U.S. workforce is that it is increasingly diverse, reflecting the changing demographic... Read More