Thousands of people are injured each year in workplace accidents involving machinery. Operating machinery is not as easy or as safe as some people may believe. Machinery poses safety hazards. Workers who operate machinery must be very careful and take precautions in order to reduce their risk of being injured in a workplace accident.
Employers have the duty to ensure employees are properly trained, machinery is maintained, and all safety protocols are in place and followed. However, employees who work with machinery can take steps themselves to reduce their risk of injury. Unfortunately, even if you follow all rules and procedures, you may still be injured. If you are injured in a workplace accident, contact our office immediately to discuss your right to receive workers comp benefits. […]