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  • Scaffolding Accidents Houston

    The Dangers of Scaffolding

    Rick Plezia April 13, 2016 Work Accidents

    Scaffolding is incredibly versatile and useful in the construction industry. Being lightweight and portable, it can easily be taken from jobsite to jobsite and helps jobs get done efficiently and more easily. However, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that scaffolding violations accounted for the third most citations issued in 2015.

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  • Tips For Having A Safe Workplace

    Safety Tips For The Workplace

    Rick Plezia April 6, 2016 Work Accidents

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 4,500 workplace fatalities occur each year, and thousands more workers are injured on the job. While some industries account for more injuries than others, there are several tips every company can follow to decrease the likelihood of workplace accident.

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  • Construction Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas

    Construction Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas

    Rick Plezia February 24, 2016 Work Accidents

    While Texas is known for many great things, it’s beginning to gain a reputation for lax safety standards, particularly in the construction industry. For the last two years, Texas led the nation in workplace fatalities in the construction industry. Many Texas companies have been enrolled in OSHA’s severe violators program, triggering OSHA inspectors to return to their worksites more frequently to ensure safety standards are being met. But how did Texas get to lead the nation in workplace fatalities?

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  • Injuries Under A Workers Comp Non-Subscriber in Texas

    Injuries Under A Workers Comp Non-Subscriber in Texas

    Rick Plezia February 17, 2016 Work Accidents

    Getting injured at work can be devastating not only for the victim, but for the victim’s entire family. If your employer is a workers comp non-subscriber, you might be unsure of how to get the compensation you deserve.

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