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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

There are many types of equipment in the working world today that require certification to operate, by law. There are many different reasons for this, but the main, and most important, one is for the safety of the worker. It’s important that employers understand this, especially if they expect employees to be able to undertake certain responsibilities in a job ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

There are many people who spend their time in an office, but some careers — such as project managers, construction workers, and engineers — require workers to visit more dangerous work environments to build, survey, and work. If you are one of those who are occasionally sent on-site to work on a project, make sure that you protect yourself. The ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

The rules and regulations for how workers compensation is handled for the benefit of workers’ across the nation differs depending on what state you are in. Each year, some of these states adjust the amount of each type of compensation that is allotted. This can often make it hard to keep up with exactly what the laws are in each ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

Although people at work can get hurt at any time, any personal injuries occur during the winter season, when the elements are at their most destructive. Not only do the wet and frozen precipitation lead to slips and falls, as well as intense driving hazards, but the cold weather can also give our bodies trouble when we are required to ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

The occupational safety and health administration is responsible for making sure that all workers are provided a safe and healthy working condition. They are responsible for creating and enforcing workplace standards that they must legally be upheld by businesses around the country. Here are the top reported OSHA violations of 2015…

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

Obtaining worker’s compensation with the help of an attorney can be a relatively straightforward process when an injury can be traced directly to the workplace and to performing the typical duties required of an occupation. Sometimes, however, it can be more complicated—such as when a third party becomes involved. You generally cannot sue your employer when injured on the job—that ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

According to a government report released earlier this year, workplace injuries are one major reason that low income Americans are sinking deeper and deeper into poverty. In addition, these injuries are putting middle class Americans in unprecedented financial stress. Dr. David Michaels, the head of Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said in an interview with NBC News, ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

What Do Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Do? Injuries sustained while at work can leave you with broken bones, back injuries, and even long-term physical ailments such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Moreover, they have the potential to put you out of work for months or even years on end with little, if any, ability to earn back lost wages. As a solution ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

The number one worker’s compensation injury during the winter is slipping and falling on ice. 29-37% of all worker’s compensation claims are related to slipping and falling on ice; the number fluctuates based on which state you live in. Falls sustained from slippery ice can cause minor injuries, but can also cause major injuries leading to lost time claims. Nearly ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

When it comes to managing a workplace, there are many people who have a tendency to want to hold tightly onto the behaviors of those in the workplace. In the business world, this is called micromanagement. While it might seem that engaging in such behavior can help a business achieve higher efficiency and be a benefit for workplace safety, this ...

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