OSHA Violations in North Dakota
Holding Employers Accountable
Each year, thousands of workers are seriously injured or killed while on job sites, and most of the injuries or accidents could have been prevented. If you were injured or a loved one was killed as a result of a serious accident at work, it is important that you immediately contact Lenahan Law Firm. Our firm can help you determine whether your employer was in violation of any portion of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws. If it is found that your employer acted in a wrongful or illegal manner, then you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries and losses.
The oil industry is a dangerous industry to work in, so it is absolutely essential that companies comply with all OSHA regulations for job site training, safety precautions, and equipment handling. Failure to abide by any law could result in serious, catastrophic injuries. In 2013, some of the most common work-related violations included:
- Employers not providing adequate fall protection barriers
- Employers failing to provide proper signage warning of hazards
- Employers not providing respiratory protection to workers
- Industrial hazards such as electrical wiring complications
- Truck accidents and machine guarding
Diligence on behalf of each employee and supervisor is essential to ensuring that individuals are safe from serious harm on a work site. If you have been injured, you need to contact Lenahan Law Firm right away and determine your eligibility to file a lawsuit against your wrongdoer.
Has your employer violated a law?
In some situations, it may be obvious that your employer is acting in a negligent or illegal manner. In other situations, it may require the skilled eye of an attorney to determine whether something is wrong. After an accident, our firm can look thoroughly into your situation and work to identify the specific cause of the accident. If it is found that a violation of general safety and training laws occurred, Lenahan Law Firm can aggressively pursue compensation on your behalf. To learn more about your rights, contact our firm today. Complete a free case evaluation form right away.