‘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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Recognizing the dangers of asbestos exposure

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, July 10, 2017. The dangers of asbestos -- a material once thought to be so perfectly safe that it was used in nearly every new home and commercial building as insulation and more -- are now quite well-known. Yet, people are still being [...]

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Report says Georgia can do more to prevent workplace injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, July 7, 2017. A recently released report claims that the state of Georgia as a whole can do more to help prevent workplace injuries and deaths. The report, released late in June by the National Safety Council (NSC), graded the state of Georgia at [...]

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Machine safeguards: Be alert to unique dangers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Monday, July 3, 2017. Machine safeguards are there to prevent amputated fingers and hands, crushed limbs and damaged eyes -- but there are some important rules regarding safeguards that every company should follow. Give Employees Sufficient Training Safeguards won't do their job if employees don't [...]

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December deadline proposed for 300A form filing

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a Dec. 1 deadline for the filing of 300A forms. The deadline used to be July 1, but OSHA introduced a proposed rule that would extend the deadline to Dec. 1, 2017 [...]

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Which types of workers are most at risk for HIV infection?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Perhaps not surprisingly, it is medical workers such as nurses who are most at risk for occupational HIV transmission. The good news is that such instances are fairly rare. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that there were only 58 [...]

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