Work Injuries

forklift accidents and how to prevent them

Forklifts, classified as powered industrial trucks by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), have been at the forefront of American production for just over a century. Commonly found in manufacturing plants, industrial facilities, shipyards, construction sites, and warehouses, to name a few, these machines are an integral part of…

What is Workers' Compensation - callahan law firm - houston texas - injury attorney

The “Workers’ Compensation” system was created with the intent to provide injured employees with the help they need to recover from injuries sustained on the job. Managed by the state, this system was meant to be mutually beneficial, providing injured workers with medical care and a percentage of their lost…

Two thousand new jobs were created in Moraine, Ohio in 2014 when Chinese manufacturer Fuyao Glass converted an old General Motors facility into an auto glass factory. Since then the factory has been cited and repeatedly fined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety violations, and now a worker…

Five workers killed when gas well in Oklahoma explodes. Another worker flown by life flight to hospital. Initial reports of a blowout at the well followed by an uncontrolled release of gas. A massive fireball and thick black smoke erupted from a gas well in Pittsburg County in eastern Oklahoma…

With 27 serious accidents in Alaska this year, BP still raises questions on its safety record in Houston and around America. The world was horrified on April 20, 2010 when the Deep Water Horizon drilling rig exploded and later sank, killing eleven crew members and spewing 200 million of barrels…