OSHA Violation(s) Attorneys in Chicago

Workplace OSHA Violations Are Serious Business

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) aims “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.” OSHA regulations reflect the consensus of industrial experts regarding best practices for protecting workers in industries and fields of endeavor, including construction, maritime operations, and agriculture.

If you know or suspect that your injuries were a result of your employer’s failure to comply with these regulations, our Chicago OSHA violations lawyers can help you explore your options. Call (312) 779-6610 today.

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Types of OSHA Violations

When serious injuries occur in workplace contexts, one of the most important aspects of an investigation is to determine whether any OSHA regulations were violated.

Topics of concern covered in OSHA regulations pertaining to construction and industrial workplaces include the following areas:

  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Exit routes
  • Emergency action plans
  • Fire prevention plans
  • Powered platforms and vehicle-mounted work platforms
  • Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals
  • Ventilation
  • Occupational noise exposure
  • Hazardous materials
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Sanitation
  • Machine guarding
  • Hand and portable powered tools and equipment
  • Welding
  • Electrical systems
  • Toxic and hazardous substances
  • Hazardous waste operations
  • Signs, signals, and barricades
  • Scaffolds
  • Fall protection
  • Excavations
  • Concrete and masonry construction
  • Steel erection
  • Demolition
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Ladders
  • Cranes and derricks
  • Power line safety

OSHA specifically informs employers that they are responsible for enforcing safety standards as outlined in the regulations. In the words of former Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, “Employers should not sacrifice their workers’ lives for a profit, and no one should be injured or killed for a paycheck.” (Source: U.S. Department of Labor news release.) Ms. Solis made this statement after OSHA “issued 54 workplace safety and health citations with penalties totaling $1.2 million to gun powder substitute manufacturer Black Mag LLC, following an investigation into the causes of a deadly explosion in May at the company’s worksite in Colebrook, [New Hampshire].”

Violators of OSHA regulations such as Black Mag are expected to correct unsafe workplace conditions. They are often required to pay fines. Through personal injury claims and lawsuits, injured workers may recover damages from liable parties. OSHA regulations help identify and confirm negligence in construction accidents and industrial accidents.

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If an employer’s negligence has harmed you, give our firm a call today at (312) 779-6610 to schedule your free consultation. Our OSHA violations lawyers in Chicago have the experience you need.

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