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Importance of Fall Protection and OSHA Regulations

Workplace falls are a common cause of both severe injuries and death. OSHA has regulations in place regarding fall protection to protect workers. OSHA Standard 1910.28(b)(1)(i) sets a four-foot standard for general workplaces and OSHA Standard 1926.501(b)(1) sets a six-foot standard for construction workplaces. In both workplaces, fall protection is essential to ensure the safety…

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Addressing the Dangerous Reality: Texas Road Construction Worker Fatalities

Texas boasts vast highways and extensive road networks, vital for its bustling economy and growing population. However, behind Texas’ infrastructure expansion lies a sobering reality: its road construction workers face the highest fatality rate in the nation. This troubling statistic raises urgent concerns about contractor accountability for accidents in the state. Over a span of…

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Understanding Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims When Workers’ Compensation is Involved

Understanding Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims When Workers’ Compensation is Involved Losing a loved one or suffering a catastrophic injury from a workplace accident is a devastating experience that can result in tremendous losses. In addition to suffering physically and emotionally, you and your family may find yourselves in a precarious financial situation due…

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Over 270 Hazardous Chemical Incidents Have Occurred in the United States

Working in the petrochemical industry poses various dangers to workers due to the hazardous nature of the materials and processes involved. One of the primary risks is exposure to toxic chemicals, which can lead to serious health issues such as respiratory problems, skin irritation, and even long-term illnesses like cancer. Additionally, the potential for fires,…

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Report Finds Severe and Fatal Crashes Occur at a Higher Rate in West Texas

A report commissioned by the Permian Road Safety Coalition and released by Texas A&M Transportation Institute revealed that severe and fatal crashes occur at a higher rate in the Permian Basin than the rest of Texas.[1] The report reveals an impacting statistic that accidents that occurred in the Permian Basin were twice as likely to…

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Advocating for Life-Altering Moments: The Role of a Plaintiff Personal Injury Attorney

As a plaintiff personal injury attorney, I’ve come to recognize the profound truth that a life can be dramatically altered in the blink of an eye. It’s a sobering realization that often accompanies the various cases that cross my desk. Whether it’s a devastating car accident, a senseless act of violence like a shooting or…

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