A brief look at occupational health in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, September 1, 2017. Occupational health is a popular topic these days within the medical field. It has also become a focus of human resource managers, other administrators and employers in general. Occupational health focuses on the relationship an employee has between work and personal [...]

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Symptoms and causes of carpal tunnel syndrome

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Carpal tunnel may seem innocuous, but it has the potential to greatly affect a person's life. According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, carpal tunnel syndrome is most likely to affect women between the ages of 45 and [...]

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How do I protect my knees from overuse at work?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Monday, August 28, 2017. Your risk of developing a knee injury increases with both use and age -- repetitive motions can eventually strain even a healthy knee, and knee joints are often among the first body parts to show signs of aging through problems like [...]

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Who is responsible for a work-related car accident?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Work-related car accidents are quite common. The thing is, not many people realize that some accidents they come across involve people driving company cars. Not all company cars are marked, which means that they don't necessarily have the company name or [...]

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Getting hurt on the job can result in deportation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, August 21, 2017. Undocumented immigrants hold roughly 8 million jobs in the United States -- and those jobs are often highly-dangerous and poorly-paid. Industrial plant work, roofing jobs and landscaping are among the many common professions that are open to immigrants who lack [...]

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How can I keep my back safe from injury at work?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, August 18, 2017. A back injury can literally "set you back" years when it comes to your health. There are numerous Atlanta residents who are disabled and unable to work due to painful, back-related problems. In many cases, these kinds of injuries happen on [...]

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Why are new employees in the construction industry in danger?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, August 14, 2017. The construction industry is still one of the most dangerous occupations for anybody -- but for newbies to the trade, it's a nightmare. Construction work is the number two cause of fatal injuries in workers under the age of 18. [...]

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How to promote workplace wellness in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, August 11, 2017. So many people each year jeopardize their mental and physical health in order to prioritize their job. For some, there is nothing wrong with this because their immune system can keep up with the high demand. For most, this can become [...]

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Repetitive strain injuries and the ‘white collar slouch’

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Repetitive strain injuries are the bane of the American workplace. While a lot of people think of office jobs as cushy positions, they can actually end up being hard on the human body -- which isn't really designed for sitting at [...]

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Chevron still being fined for safety issues after fire

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, August 4, 2017. On Aug. 6, 2012, the Number 4 crude unit at the Richmond Chevron refinery caught fire, sending 15,000 residents to the hospital. According to an investigation conducted by the United States Chemical Safety Board, the managers at Chevron failed to [...]

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