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Construction Company Faces Proposed Fines for Willful Safety Violations

A federal investigation found a Houston – area contractor willfully disregarded required safety procedures which contributed to a teenager’s death when a 15-foot trench wall collapsed on him near Fulshear in September 2023. The company is now facing more than a quarter million dollars in fines. Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…

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Oilfield Accidents In Texas And The Impact On Workers, Communities, And The Environment

Oilfields are common across Texas, from the urban areas to the broad open plains. The state has long been dominant in the nation’s oil production. In Texas alone, 163,182 oil wells and 87,370 gas wells produce over 3.5 million barrels of crude oil daily. To put that into perspective, around 20 million barrels are produced…

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Semi-Trucks’ Complex Braking Systems And How To Create Safer Roads

Introduction Semi-trucks are a common sight on highways across the country. They play a crucial role in our economy, shipping goods to and from locations. Those who drive these massive vehicles on the roads have a huge responsibility and play an essential role in keeping our roads safe. As you can imagine, various moving pieces…

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Understanding Catastrophic Workplace Injuries and Accidents:
Types, Impacts, and Legal Guidance

Whether you work at a construction site and oilfield or drive a tractor-trailer, you deserve to feel safe. Yet, despite strict regulations and precautions for workers, the risk of catastrophic accidents and injuries is always possible. These incidents are known for being severe and can leave individuals with life-altering injuries, excruciating pain, and massive financial…

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Texas Truck Accidents In The Rio Grande Valley – 2023

Texas Leads The Nation In Truck Accidents Truck accidents are everywhere. From California to Maine and everywhere in between, it’s hard to avoid them. But one state always seems to have these types of accidents more frequently. You guessed it, Texas. The state has consistently held the #1 slot for trucking-related fatalities since 2017. According…

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