A brief look at occupational health in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, September 1, 2017. Occupational health is a popular topic these days within the medical field. It has also become a focus of human resource managers, other administrators and employers in general. Occupational health focuses on the relationship an employee has between work and personal [...]

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How to promote workplace wellness in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, August 11, 2017. So many people each year jeopardize their mental and physical health in order to prioritize their job. For some, there is nothing wrong with this because their immune system can keep up with the high demand. For most, this can become [...]

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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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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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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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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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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 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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Determining if workplace illness is covered under workers’ comp

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, March 10, 2017. Suffering a workplace illness can put you out of a job for quite some time, if not permanently. People all over Georgia suffer workplace illnesses every year, even when they take precautions. If you are sickened on the job, it will [...]

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Common workplace illnesses and how to avoid them

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, February 17, 2017. Workplace illnesses are more common than one might think, but they are also easily avoidable. Some workplace illnesses cannot be avoided due to the type of work performed by employees. The ones that can be avoided take a little bit of [...]

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