OSHA orders railroad to reinstate injured worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Georgia readers may have heard that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that Union Pacific Railroad is guilty of a retaliatory termination. The agency has now ordered the company to reinstate the position of a male worker and to pay [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:21+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The importance of electrical safety on the job

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, April 21, 2014. According to a report by the Electrical Safety Foundation, electrical hazards cause roughly 4,000 worker injuries and 300 deaths annually. These types of accidents cause workers nationwide, including many in Georgia, to lose an average of 13 workdays per accident for [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:18+00:00 April 21st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA sponsors stand-down at highway work zone sites in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, April 10, 2014. For April 7-11, Occupational Safety and Health Administration partnered with construction contractors, the state of Georgia, the Federal Highway Administration and local governmental entities to support a one hour shut down of all construction activities throughout the state. During that [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:14+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia silo accident leaves one dead

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A recent work-related accident in a rural Georgia community has left a 31-year-old man dead. According to the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office, at about 1:15 p.m. on March 27, two men were working in a grain silo at Southwest Georgia [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:11+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments