Industrial Accidents

How Are Industrial Workers Protected from Radioactive Waste and Materials?

Employers who hire workers to handle radioactive materials must do everything in their power to ensure the safety of their staff. In addition to employer accountability, regulations from multiple government agencies are in place to prevent radiation and mining accidents from happening. When employers violate and ignore guidelines for handling radioactive materials, people can face … Continue reading

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How Does the Mine Safety and Health Administration Investigate Workplace Accidents?

An investigation into a workplace accident earlier this year has concluded that a Wyoming coal mining company failed to maintain safe equipment standards. Earlier this summer, a 25-year-old contractor was crushed to death by the upper frame of a large crane. Mine Safety and Health Administration officials determined that an oil leak allowed hydraulic pressure … Continue reading

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