With spring just around the corner, the weather is starting to warm up in West Virginia and other Appalachian states. This means more people will be out walking to get some exercise and take advantage of the warmer weather. With the increase in foot traffic comes the heightened danger of vehicles crashing into pedestrians, which […]
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In late January, two workers were injured in an industrial accident in Marshall County when a high-pressure water line blew off of a water truck near Rines Ridge. One of the injured workers was taken by helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, and the other was taken by ambulance to WVU Reynolds Memorial Hospital. […]
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Big rig accidents are some of the deadliest that occur on the roadways. When an 18-wheeler that typically weighs around 80,000 pounds (when fully loaded) is involved in a collision, it can result in catastrophic consequences. Not surprisingly, occupants of cars and other types of passenger vehicles run the greatest risk of serious injury and […]
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For many Americans, the idea of a “bad day at work” might be something along the lines of having to deal with difficult customers, getting reprimanded by their supervisor, or getting stuck in traffic on their way to or from the office. In most occupations, the idea of getting injured at work is usually far […]
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Each year, thousands of individuals are killed and millions more are injured on the job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that there was a total of 5,250 work-related fatalities in 2018, up 2% from the previous year. And the fatal injury rate in the U.S. is currently 3.5 deaths for every 100,000 full-time […]
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When an individual goes in to see a health professional, they have the right to expect competent care. The average layperson relies heavily on medical professionals to accurately diagnose what is wrong with them, and to prescribe the proper medicine and treatments to help them recover. We put a lot of faith in what our […]
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During the fall and winter months when the days get shorter, the possibility of sun glare while driving greatly increases. We have all experienced it from time to time; you are driving to or from work and everything is fine – until a blast of blinding bright sunlight pierces through your windshield. Suddenly, you can […]
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Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment for all of their employees. Individuals spend a large percentage of their lives at work earning a paycheck and putting food on their table, and while they are there, workers deserve to have an environment where they feel safe and secure. Unfortunately, many employers fail […]
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There has been a disturbing number of coal mining deaths in West Virginia and throughout Appalachia during the past few years. Workers have been killed in machinery and equipment accidents, roof falls and rib rolls, explosions, slips and falls, electrical accidents, and many others. There have been multiple recent incidents of electrocutions in coal mines, […]
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Workers’ compensation is a system that is set up to protect workers who sustain an injury or illness that is related to their job. In West Virginia, nearly all employers are required to maintain workers’ comp coverage for their employees. There are some exceptions; such as casual employers with fewer than three employees, agricultural employers […]
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