Distracted Driving in the Workplace

OSHA Updates Guidelines on Distracted Driving in the Workplace

Distracted driving is estimated to factor into between 25 to 30% of all roadway crashes, which averages out to 4,000 or more distracted driving crashes every day. At least one 2019 study concluded the technologically connected culture of most workplaces along with increased workplace performance expectations contribute to distracted driving. The ubiquity of smartphones means…

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Is New Technology Making Texas Workplaces Safe?

We can all agree workplace safety is an essential aspect of any work environment. All workers should feel safe while performing their jobs, no matter what the profession entails. While safety should be a top priority, unfortunately it isn’t always. Some workplaces skimp on safety training or equipment, which can present serious risks for workers,…

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Cell Phone Distractions Pose Serious Threat To First Responders

When we hear the phrase distracted driving, our minds immediately think of young, irresponsible drivers putting the lives of other drivers on the road at risk. Something that might not come to mind as quickly is the danger distracted driving poses for first responders. Whether en route to provide help or stopped on the side…

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Workplace Accident Lawsuit

Amazon Proving To Be A Dangerous Workplace Environment

While most of us can agree on the increasing status and convenience of ordering from Amazon, warehouse staff members might not think as highly of the company. A growing company means a growing staff, and oftentimes this leads to overlooked safety measures, overworked employees, and even serious injuries. Recent grievances reported by Amazon workers have…

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Texas Has The Most Fatal Workplace Accidents Involving Cranes

In Texas, we see our fair share of cranes involved in construction and industrial sites. While cranes are clearly essential tools when it comes to lifting heavy objects while building, they are also incredibly dangerous if they aren’t properly operated. The frequency of workplace injuries on construction sites is horrifying enough, but recent data has…

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Construction Worker Left Hanging From Side Of Building After Scaffolding Collapse

The city of Fort Worth witnessed a terrifying sight early this month when a scaffolding collapse occurred on a construction site. What was unusual about this Texas construction accident is how many people were there to witness it and take video footage. A marketing company was making promotional videos when its employees looked outside the window and across the street to find a man dangling from the side of a building. The marketing company and several onlookers outside captured the harrowing incident was on camera.

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Workplace Accident Lawsuit

Texas Worker Prevails In Workplace Accident Lawsuit

Every year, thousands of Texans are injured on the job. Many of them are afraid to file personal injury lawsuits for fear of retaliation by employers, but this leaves them paying the price for an employer’s negligence. Workers have every right to pursue compensation after a Texas workplace accident. Although coming forward may be difficult, it is the only way to obtain justice. Justice is exactly what came to a Texas man who was injured in a 2016 Gainesville workplace accident.

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OSHA Using Drones To Inspect Jobsites

If you happen to work in construction, you know the importance of having foreman, lead workers, and front-line supervisors who know how to practice proper safety protocol. While routine inspections may seem like a mundane everyday task, they are conducted in order to remain in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) guidelines for keeping employees safe from harm. Now OSHA has found a new way to ensure worker safety.

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