Defining an “occupational disease”

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, November 21, 2014. While many employees are aware that they are entitled to worker's compensation when an on the job accident occurs, some Georgia workers may not know that they can also receive benefits when an illness develops because of a person's work conditions. [...]

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Preventing falls in Georgia workplaces

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, November 13, 2014. While some jobs are more dangerous for Georgia employees, many construction workers are at risk for falls. However, employees who are required to walk on surfaces that are uneven or slippery, use ladders or work at a height of at [...]

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What are OSHA’s safety regulations for scaffolding?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration enforces regulations to which every employer and employee in Georgia who works on scaffolding must conform. These regulations involve the inspection and the design and construction of scaffolds. Inspection regulations require employers to have [...]

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