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Fatal industrial accident remains under investigation

Every family in California likely has the reasonable expectation that their loved one will return home from their work shift safe and sound. However, the unfortunate fact is that some workers fall victim to an industrial accident. In fact, a worker was recently killed in such an accident in another state. 

Man killed in industrial accident involving a forklift

Many families in California and across the country spend the month of December planning on activities to do with their families and friends. Unfortunately, a family in another state is likely completing a different type of planning following an industrial accident. The accident resulted in a fatality.

Investigation into fatal industrial accident continues

At this time of year, most families in California and across the country are planning their holiday celebrations. Unfortunately, one family in another state is, instead, planning a funeral following an industrial accident that resulted in the loss of a life. Many details of the accident are unclear.

Man dies in fatal industrial accident

In a single California workplace, there can be a variety of different hazards. While certain measures can be taken to protect workers from them, the potential risk can not be completely eliminated. Unfortunately, a man in another state recently lost his life in an industrial accident.

Industrial workers' accidents: Employee trapped in machinery

All workplaces are required to enforce safety measures for employees, but some workplaces are required to have more than others because of the type of work involved. Industries operating with large machinery are required to provide a safe work environment and enforce various policies; otherwise, serious industrial workers' accidents can occur. Currently, Cal-OHSA is investigating the safety policies and procedures at a California steel processing plant following the tragic death of an employee.

Industrial workers' accidents: Man loses arm

Time is of the essence when arteries are damaged or severed during an injury. Car and industrial workers' accidents are just two types of accidents that may result in artery damage. Workers in California and across the country who suffer a life-threatening injury at work typically qualify for workers' compensation insurance. One worker in another state will likely file a claim following the loss of his arm while at work.

Industrial workers' accidents: Man dies at refrigerator company

Union representatives for manufacture workers report that it is a dangerous industry. The large equipment and chemicals required to complete necessary tasks are likely just some of the dangers that face workers on a routine basis. Industrial workers' accidents are not uncommon in California and across the United States, resulting in minor and serious injuries. California workers may be sad to learn of one man's fatal injuries that occurred at a manufacturing facility for General Electric refrigerators.

Industrial workers' accidents: Employee suffered amputation

Large industrial materials require enormous machinery for production, and unfortunately, the large equipment may contain significant risks for employees. When operating any large equipment, employees must be vigilant to avoid accidents and injuries. Despite training and safety measures that should be in place, tragic industrial workers' accidents occur. A foundry in southern California was recently fined for multiple safety violations that were discovered after a worker suffered permanent injury.

Industrial workers' accidents: Man may have been electrocuted

All workers face some risks any time they step into a place of employment, but certainly, some jobs contain more risk than others. Since the beginning of the industrial era, factories and industrial plants have been known to contain significant risks to employees. Over the years, industrial work environments in California and across the United States have become safer with regulations and instituted safety measures. Sadly, industrial workers' accidents still occur. Recently, one accident in another state resulted in a man's death while he was on shift at his place of employment.

Industrial workers' accidents: Firefighter burned by chemicals

Some employees in California place their lives in danger on a routine basis as part of the job duties. Rescue workers, police officers and firefighters are just a few occupations that may pose a greater risk than the average job. Sadly, a beloved and long-time firefighter lost his life in an unfortunate industrial accident. Industrial workers' accidents can result in serious injury and death, as this firefighter experienced.

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