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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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:34:23+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Workplace Safety|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:34:54+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:35:25+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The importance of seeing a doctor after any workplace injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. There have been great strides in reducing the number of workplace injuries in the United States. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that workplace-related injuries and illnesses have decreased significantly. In 1972, there were 10.9 incidents for every 100 workers. In 2015, that [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:35:53+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Understand and avoid overexertion injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, July 31, 2017. Overexertion injuries aren't something you probably hear about that often -- but they should be. Every year, workers push their bodies past the point of safety or endurance -- resulting in chronic pain in their wrists, knees, necks, shoulders and other [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:36:24+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman death first in U.S. since 2002

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, July 28, 2017. The death of a stuntman from the popular television show "The Walking Dead" was the first in the United States of its type since 2002. The accident that killed the stuntman happened earlier in the month of July. The death of [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:36:55+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Construction workers need to be careful at accident scenes

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, July 24, 2017. Accidents happen -- especially when the job you do involves powerful machinery and tools that cut, grind and punch into other materials. When those accidents happen, it isn't unusual for a significant amount of blood to end up on the [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:37:25+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to safely handle chemicals at the workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, July 21, 2017. There are billions of workplaces across the country and it's highly likely that each one of them has a chemical of some form on the premises. Whether that chemical is used to clean toilets, sinks or floors or it is [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:37:54+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Be wary of occupational skin diseases

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Occupational skin disease, particularly contact dermatitis, is probably more common than you realize -- and it can be a long-lasting problem that can cause you a lot of misery. Around 50 percent of workers who develop contact dermatitis on the job [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:38:31+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Safety tips for working with chemicals

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, July 14, 2017. Almost every single job in Georgia can put employees in contact with chemicals, even if they are simple chemicals to clean a bathroom or kitchen. Almost every workplace has some sort of chemical on its property. Here are some safety tips [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:38:59+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments