Electrical deaths still a problem for construction workers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, June 26, 2017. Are you an electrician, a roofer, a carpenter, a painter or a construction worker? If so, the bad new is that you work among one of the five occupations most likely to die from electrocution. The good news is that [...]

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How to prevent work-related traffic accidents

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Traffic accidents are an all too common occurrence on the roads of Georgia. Add in the fact that there are construction zones all over the city of Atlanta, and these incidents can become incredibly tragic. Here are some tips for preventing [...]

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Trench collapse deaths rise despite ability to prevent the danger

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Deaths in the trenches of a construction site are absolutely unnecessary and avoidable if proper safety precautions are followed. So why are they on the rise? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there were more deaths from trench [...]

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Partnership signed between multiple organizations in Atlanta

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, June 16, 2017. A new partnership signed earlier this month in the state of Georgia has a goal of protecting and educating workers about construction hazards as the second and third phases of the State Farm at Park Center project is completed in Atlanta. [...]

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Crush injuries present unique problems for rescuers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Crush injuries are a terrifying possibility for construction workers and industrial plant employees -- both of whom work in industries where large pieces of equipment are used and heavy loads of raw materials are frequently moved around. During a crush [...]

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How to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, June 9, 2017. It's not uncommon for people who work on computers all day long to develop a problem called carpal tunnel syndrome. This is an issue that affects the wrists of one or both hands. It can be prevented if the worker takes [...]

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Amputee sues over lost wages, right to work

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. An equipment operator who worked for the Georgia Ports Authority is suing for wrongful termination after his leg was amputated in an on-the-job accident and he was subsequently fired six months later. The former Port Authority employee was working in tandem [...]

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The injury risk nurses face while at their workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Nursing is an inherently dangerous job. During the course of a day, a nurse may be required to help support a patient's body weight, be exposed to infected body fluids, spilled liquids and other potentially hazardous situations. Knowing what the most [...]

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Does your job require you to work outside in the summer?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Friday, June 2, 2017. Summers in Georgia can be brutal. In the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, for example, many Olympic athletes constantly drank water, and the Australian team used vests stuffed with ice to help protect athletes who had overheated. While these Olympics ended quite a few [...]

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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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