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Unmaintained equipment causes fatal workplace injuries

Just like employers in other states, those in California are bound by federal labor laws to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of all their workers. Many workplace accidents result from the failure of employers to have proper maintenance schedules for motorized and mechanical equipment. If faulty machinery is not identified and repaired, malfunctions can cause severe workplace injuries and, in some cases, even fatalities.

Lack of fall protection leads to fatal workplace injuries

Despite the strict safety regulations that are prescribed by the California Division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, some company owners continue to disregard the safety of their workers. Some of the most hazardous situations for construction workers involve working at heights. Many fatal workplace injuries result from unprotected workers falling from scaffolds and roofs.

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