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OSHA Violations

OSHA Violations & Workplace Injuries

Many work environments pose great risks to employees. For this reason, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, often referred to as OSHA, has designed strict safety and health standards to protect employees in their various work zones. Unfortunately, this does not always stop fatalities and injuries from occurring.

While many places enforce OSHA standards, many other workplaces would not meet these OSHA standards if a representative were to visit the establishment. As a result, these dangerous workplaces and unhealthy environments increase the potential of injured or deceased employees. In fact, OSHA reported that in 2013, 4,585 employees were killed on the job.

If you have suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one in a preventable workplace accident, you may be able to obtain compensation to cover medical expenses, emotional distresses, and more.

Contact The Daspit Law Firm to acquire more about your legal opportunities through a work accident claim or lawsuit.

Common OSHA Violations

According to OSHA, there are four common workplace accidents which cause deaths every year. These are often referred to as the “Fatal Four.” These include the following: fall accidents, electrocution accidents, struck by an object accidents, and caught-in or caught-between accidents. Unfortunately, many of these injuries and deaths were preventable if the appropriate OSHA standards were met. Some other common workplace safety violations include:

  • Improper fall protection
  • Improper or lack of respiratory protection
  • Improper or exposed electrical wiring and system designs
  • Lack of or improper machine guarding
  • Unstable ladders

While some injuries caused by OSHA violations are not always severe, many of the unsafe conditions can lead to severe injuries and death. For this reason, it is important that employers and corporations protect their employees by making sure OSHA standards are met in every area of the workplace at all times.

Why You Need a Workplace Injury Lawyer

After an accident or death of a family member, you might find it difficult to pay medical bills or deal with emotional distress. With an Austin workplace injury attorney on your side, you can rest assured that someone is looking out for your best interest emotionally, economically, and physically.

When you work with our firm, we are able to investigate the accident detail by detail, collect evidence of OSHA violations, and determine the cause of your accidents to obtain the maximum compensation you deserve.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • Life saver!

    “I had a horrible accident on the job last year and hired another attorney in town to help me get through all the medical bills and lost income.”

    Sampson R.

  • Jeff has done amazing and been in constant communication. Highly recommend!

    “I was uneasy about even talking to a lawyer because I don't trust them but after visiting the Daspit Law firm for a consultation I have changed my mind.”

    Jared L.

  • Had a great first visit and consultation with Robert.

    “Had a great first visit and consultation with Robert. He really patient with me and explained everything in detail. I have been really worried about my situation but Robert made me feel at ease and much better overall. I am so happy my friend referred me to Daspit Law.”

    Mandy H.

  • This is the best law practice in the whole world !!

    “This is the best law practice in the whole world !! They made it so easy for me and my wife to get back our lives after my accident. I was worried day and night about my family, how would we keep our house, feed the kids, pay for college? They walked us through everything and took care of us, my wife said it was the smartest thing I ever did besides marry her.”

    Thomas L.

  • Super excited about my visit to Daspit Law Firm.

    “Super excited about my visit to Daspit Law Firm. They were very attentive, listened to all my needs and got right work on my case. They made me feel like a real person and not a number. If my first visit is any indication of whats to come I feel confident they will meet and/or exceed my expectations!”

    Cedric A.