How do you triage an amputated fingertip?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Construction work is hard on the hands and fingers, and most workers know that they're at risk of an amputation if they're not careful. That's why many construction workers don't even wear a wedding band at work.They don't want to [...]

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Are you getting ill because of sick building syndrome?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, May 26, 2017. The idea of "sick building syndrome" sounds like a joke. How can a building get sick? The problem is that "sick building" doesn't refer to the sickness of the building as much as it does the illnesses and ailments contracted by [...]

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What can you do about eye injuries on a construction site?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Eye injuries are frighteningly common -- more than 20,000 of them occur each year, and they take an economic toll of around $300 million when the cost of lost work days, medical care and compensation are counted. In order to [...]

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What to do following chemical exposure at work

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Holding a job at a dangerous place of employment does not mean you are bound to suffer an injury. Even inherently dangerous jobs are required to meet safety standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). There [...]

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Injured Georgian workers find care difficult to come by

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, May 15, 2017. Georgia has a large industrial workforce -- but many of those who end up injured on the job are falling between the cracks when it comes to getting the care and benefits they're due from workers' compensation. According to the 2015 [...]

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How to apply for Social Security Disability after a heart attack

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, May 12, 2017. Heart attacks happen with little notice and can be devastating. When minor, many people are back on their feet within days. This includes returning to work. When they are severe, the injuries suffered can cause the patient to miss significant time [...]

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3 rules for chemical safety in the workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires every company or lab that handles dangerous chemicals to have a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) that is industry-specific and tailored toward the needs of that company or lab. However, just having a CHP [...]

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Why you should fear your workplace more than you fear terrorists

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Saturday, May 6, 2017. There is so much focus on the terrorism currently rampant across the globe. The constant headlines about the latest attack may cause you to worry and fear that your name will be included in the next list of victims. The truth is [...]

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What should you do if someone suffers inhalation chemical burns?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Chemical burns are a serious problem in the industrial world where handling chemical compounds, solvents and acids is a commonplace activity. Employees can actually be seriously burned simply by inhaling the fumes of some chemicals. What can you do to [...]

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Scaffolding accidents at Georgia construction sites

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Construction sites are inherently dangerous due to their size, the equipment on the site and the amount of workers. With so many factors contributing to the site, injuries can occur when workers do not pay attention or the proper safety [...]

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