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Cruise Ship Employee Suffers Work-Related Injury Due to Unsafe Conditions WORKPLACE Expert Case

This case involves a man who was employed as a chef in the galley of a large cruise ship. In the course of his employment, the man needed to reach for canned foods that were located on a high shelf in the pantry. The man was fairly short, and was unable to …

Landscaper is Electrocuted by High-Voltage Line During Tree Trimming WORKPLACE Expert Case

A tree trimmer was hired by a contractor to a public electrical utility company to clear branches from power lines. At the time of the clearing, the utility company did not close out the power lines, and the tree trimmer was killed when he made contact wi …

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident WORKPLACE Expert Case

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident

This case involves an individual who was severely injured when he fell off a ship ladder at his place of employment. He worked at a biopharmaceutical company and was responsible for turning off a boiler every night which was located on the roof. To get to  …

Construction Worker is Impaled on Unsafe Job Site WORKPLACE Expert Case

Construction Worker is Impaled on Unsafe Job Site

This case involves a construction worker who was impaled on a steel beam that was left jutting from the base of a concrete building foundation. At the time of the incident in question, the man was working as an electrical contractor at a large industrial c …

Injection Molding Accident Leads to Amputation WORKPLACE Expert Case

Injection Molding Accident Leads to Amputation

This case involves an engineer who was injured while using a Newbury Injection Molding Machine. She was not properly instructed on any safety precautions or procedures prior to working with the machine. Her employer instructed her to reach into the machine …

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry WORKPLACE Expert Case

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry

This case involves an individual who was fatally injured when a rock crusher malfunctioned. He was operating a rock crusher while working in the course and scope of his employment at a large rock quarry. While he was operating the rock crusher, an alarm we …