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Lawmakers concerned about safety conditions of local plants

Both state and federal lawmakers in Wisconsin have contacted government agencies to investigate environmental and workplace concerns at several industrial drum reconditioning plants located in the Milwaukee area.

Amputation: The second in 2 months for local company's workforce

Amputations are no joke; they happen suddenly and impact a worker for a long period of time. It takes months or years to relearn to use the body part if it can be reattached; if not, the person may need to have several surgeries and need to learn to use a prosthetic. The high impact of an amputation is why those who are hurt at work in this manner should seek out as much from workers' compensation as they are entitled to. There may be other benefits they can claim as well.

Wisconsin worker death leads to heavy fines for company

When you get hurt at work, it's usually because someone made a mistake or was negligent in warning you about risks. Most employers take safety very seriously, and few will ever be found to have violated regulations and laws created to keep you safe. The problem isn't those workplaces; instead, it's the workplaces run by employers who take a lackadaisical approach to safety that you have to watch out for. In those workplaces, it's more likely for you to get hurt or be killed.

OSHA fines Wisconsin paper mill $119K for 2015 death of worker

A federal investigation into a fatal accident at a Wisconsin paper mill recently concluded that the mill is responsible for the death of one of its workers. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the employer, Clearwater Paper Corp., for four safety violations, including one willful violation, and has proposed $119,000 in fines.

Lack of safety guard lead to worker's death

Fatal, on the job accidents are a horrific reminder that millions of U.S. workers are at risk every single day they go to work. While many people may think of workplace accidents as exceptional events that rarely happen, the reality is that many workers are exposed to potentially deadly conditions every day.

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