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How employers can prevent electrical accidents

If you are a worker in Cleveland, you may want to know more about your rights to a safe working environment. Many people do not think so much about workplace safety until they get injured. After an on-the-job injury, it is likely that they will consider how the accident could have been prevented and whether their employer should have done more to protect them.

Your legal right to a safe workplace

Everyone in the United States has the legal right to be as safe as possible at work. While not all hazards can be mitigated completely, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to make sure that safety procedures and regulations are enforced in all workplaces.

The most dangerous construction site risks

There have always been risks associated with construction sites, and while construction site safety has improved significantly in the state of Ohio over the years, fatal and serious accidents still happen. Therefore, if you are a worker on a construction site, it is important that you take the time to learn about the best ways to avoid accidents.

How to avoid electrical hazards in the workplace

Electrical hazards are one of the biggest risks in the workplace, and they are especially prevalent in the construction and engineering industries. When you need to work in an environment that has electrical hazards, your employer has the responsibility to make you aware of the risks at hand and educate you on how to keep yourself and others safe.

A Cleveland construction worker suffers a crush injury on Hwy 176

Ohio Department of Transporation (ODOT) released a press release on Monday, May 21, acknowledging that one of its road construction workers was struck while working on a portion of State Route 176 in Cleveland that morning.

Reasons why construction accidents happen in Ohio

The construction industry is an important one for the Ohio economy. It is also a very dangerous industry in which to work. Even the most experienced construction workers can find themselves injured in an accident on the job. These accidents can typically be avoided, especially if the construction site has safety policies and procedures in place to protect employees. We will examine some of the reasons why construction accidents occur in Cleveland.

Preventing electrical injuries in the workplace

Working with electricity can be extremely dangerous if you do not take the right precautions. When you deal with electricity in the workplace, your employer should have certain safety requirements in place to ensure that everyone is kept as safe as possible.

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