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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

A study that was recently published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine compared workplace versus non-workplace suicides in the U.S. between 2003 and 2010 using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injury database. The study stated that between 2003 and 2010, 1,719 people in the U.S. committed suicide at work. It outlined which professions ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

In the workplace today, there are many precautions put in place to make sure that a worker’s life won’t be ruined by accidents on a work site. Companies are a lot more safety conscious now, than they have ever been. And, in the case that an accident does occur, there are plenty of laws that protect a worker’s rights and ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

America’s Most Dangerous Jobs According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 110 occupational injury and illness cases per 10,000 full-time workers crop up in the private sector and state and local governments every year. And because of the unique hazards associated with certain occupations, some workers are at higher risk for experiencing occupational injury or illness. Here ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

When you think of the typical office, you don’t think of it as a dangerous location. However, with over 1.1 million injuries in the workplace per year, it’s a bit more dangerous than you would think. Knowledge is the best way to protect yourself from workplace hazards, as is just being aware. Below are five common hazards in the workplace ...

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Ben Davis Law, PLLC Taylorsville UT

In March of this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released data on workplace incidents that occurred during the year 2015. This new data is part of an increased effort on OSHA’s end to collect more timely information about workplace incidents and how they are happening.

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