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How Undocumented Status Impacts the Working Conditions and Safety of Latino Immigrants
Posted on 15 Sep 2015 by Roger Rabb

By Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Although the debate over undocumented immigrants and immigration reform is constantly in the headlines, one area that receives less attention is the... Read More

25-Year-Old Construction Worker Receives First Full Face Transplant
Posted on 13 May 2011 by David H. Perecman

A 25-year-old construction worker who lost most of his facial features to electrical burns became the first person in the US to receive a full face transplant. Dallas Wiehs was operating a boom lift in 2008 when it came into contact with an overhead... Read More

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: One Hundred Years Later
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by Stephen C. Embry

On March 25, 1911 six hundred workers were ending their day at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company on the top floors of the 10-story Asch Building located on Washington Square East in Manhattan. Shortly before 4:45 p.m. fire broke out in wooden scrap... Read More

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: One Hundred Years Later
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by Stephen C. Embry

On March 25, 1911 six hundred workers were ending their day at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company on the top floors of the 10-story Asch Building located on Washington Square East in Manhattan. Shortly before 4:45 p.m. fire broke out in wooden scrap... Read More

NC: DOL Releases 2010 Workplace Fatality Figures
Posted on 17 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Raleigh, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - Preliminary figures released today by the N.C. Department of Labor show 48 fatal work accidents in 2010, up from 34 in 2009, with the two leading causes of workplace fatalities being struck-by accidents and falls. ... Read More

MT: Workplace Safety Plans Can Reduce On The Job Injuries And Fatalities
Posted on 27 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Helena, MT (CompNewsNetwork) - The Occupational Safety and Health Bureau of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry offers free safety consultation services to all Montana employers. “We are encouraging all employers to use this free service... Read More