How do I protect my knees from overuse at work?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Monday, August 28, 2017. Your risk of developing a knee injury increases with both use and age -- repetitive motions can eventually strain even a healthy knee, and knee joints are often among the first body parts to show signs of aging through problems like [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:24:52+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Who is responsible for a work-related car accident?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Work-related car accidents are quite common. The thing is, not many people realize that some accidents they come across involve people driving company cars. Not all company cars are marked, which means that they don't necessarily have the company name or [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:29:42+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Blog|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

‘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

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

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:40:25+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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. [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:43:35+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:47:05+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:49:33+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia’s thriving film industry means new workplace safety woes

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. In Georgia, the term "industry" has long been associated with the agricultural, manufacturing and automotive worlds -- but thanks to some aggressive campaigning and incentives from the state, Georgia is now home to the nation's third largest film and television industry. [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:52:02+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments