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Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident OSHA Expert Case

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident

This case involves a worker who was picking up a load from a trucking company. The plaintiff went to their location and was required to put a tarp over the haul. There was no fall protection equipment available for the plaintiff to use while performing thi …

Negligent Forklift Maintenance Causes Fatal Warehouse Accident OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a warehouse worker who was injured while operating a forklift. As the worker was pulling the forklift to a stop, the forklift tipped over knocking into a shelf of heavy wood storage boxes. The shelf collapsed causing the storage boxes t …

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion OSHA Expert Case

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion

This case involves several explosions that occurred at a chemical plant in Michigan. A dangerous rainstorm forced the plant’s employees to evacuate the facility, leaving behind hazardous and toxic chemicals with no supervision. These chemicals required ref …

Construction Worker Injured By Falling Equipment OSHA Expert Case

Construction Worker Injured By Falling Equipment

This case involves a construction worker that was severely injured while working on a highway construction project in Minnesota. The project required the installation of concrete jersey barriers. As the barrier was being placed by a crane vehic …

Expert In OSHA Safety Standards Reviews Crane Lift Accident OSHA Expert Case

…  It was alleged that the construction site was not up to OSHA regulations and that the site manager failed to provide proper safeguards for their employees. An expert in OSHA regulations for large construction sites was sought to inspect the site in …

Thousands Of Miners Contract Lung Disease After Long-Term Exposure To Dust OSHA Expert Case

This is a class action case of several thousand miners suffering from lung fibrosis as a result of their exposure to dust over the last twenty years. This litigation alleged that the mining companies that owned or operated 100+ different mines were aw …

Forklift Alarm Design Blamed For Fatal Warehouse Accident OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a forklift driver in a warehouse who reversed into another worker in close proximity killing him. The forklift was equipped with a backup alarm which emits a blaring sound like a siren. It was alleged that because the alarm was locat …

Unsupervised Employee Seriously Injured By Industrial Machinery OSHA Expert Case

This case involves an employee that was initiating a wash-out for a filling machine. He was left alone to perform this task with no direction from the manager in spite of the fact that he had no formal training in this process. The employee removed the …