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Ohio: VSSR Award Appropriate When Employer Had Notice of Faulty Two-Hand Controls

An appellate court in Ohio recently affirmed the award of additional benefits based upon the employer’s violation of a specific safety requirement (VSSR) associated with the spontaneous cycling of a mechanical power press that caused claimant’s left hand crushing injury; left hand amputation;...

Utah: Court Sets Aside 15 Percent Penalty for Alleged Safety Violation

It was proper for the Utah Labor Commission to determine that an employer had not willfully or deliberately bypassed a safety devise in violation of Utah Code Ann. § 34A-2-301(1)(d)(2015), where a manager credibly testified that he had not overridden the safety sensor on the machine in question...