Georgia’s thriving film industry means new workplace safety woes

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. In Georgia, the term "industry" has long been associated with the agricultural, manufacturing and automotive worlds -- but thanks to some aggressive campaigning and incentives from the state, Georgia is now home to the nation's third largest film and television industry. [...]

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Safety stand-down hosted by OSHA for landscapers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Monday, April 24, 2017. Since 2013 there have been six fatalities in the landscaping industry in the state of Georgia. The Department of Labor reports that since 2012, 64 people employed in the landscaping industry have been killed in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. The [...]

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How to avoid and reduce workplace injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Workplace injuries are commonplace, even in the safest work environments. Training and educational programs for workers are the best way to avoid and reduce workplace injuries. By reducing injuries to employees, your company will reduce the amount of workers' compensation claims [...]

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Modifiying a bathroom after a spinal cord injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Monday, April 17, 2017. Most people who experience a spinal cord injury at work are overwhelmed with the drastic changes they're experiencing in all aspects of their lives. They're also usually very concerned about the financial costs associated with such a severe injury -- but [...]

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How can you avoid being the next road crew accident victim?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Everybody knows that working roadside construction is a dangerous occupation. No matter what you do, you're still at the mercy of drivers who either can't see you clearly, are distracted as they move through the construction zone or are trying [...]

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How can forklift accidents be prevented?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Forklifts are convenient pieces of machinery that help warehouse and dock workers perform their jobs without burdening their bodies. Despite their convenience, forklifts are also very dangerous if not used properly. Employees who use forklifts should be properly trained and [...]

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How asbestos exposure can lead to a mesothelioma diagnosis

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, April 7, 2017. Asbestos is a mineral that can be found organically in the environment in a number of everyday products, including insulation, shingles, brakes and flooring. Given its presence in a number of everyday products, once broken up, asbestos can be particularly harmful [...]

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How does the nullification of the Volks Rule affect you?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Congress recently took a step toward rolling back some of the worker protections established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during the Obama administration. Specifically, the Senate nullified what's commonly referred to as the "Volks Rule." Learn more about [...]

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Common hazards to avoid if you work in an office

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in None on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. On the job injuries are not just for those who work in construction or on the power lines. Office jobs also have some inherent dangers that may happen if your employer does not focus on safety. Whether you are a secretary or [...]

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FAQ: Benefits available for disabling conditions

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, April 3, 2017. Injuries and illness are a part of everyday life, but sometimes they are damaging enough to prevent the victim from returning to work for a while. This is a scary situation. Missing work time creates difficulty in supporting the family and [...]

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