Blog Posts in November, 2017

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  • Bakken Oil Field Caught-In/Between Construction Accidents
    Bakken Oil Field Caught-In/Between Construction Accidents

    The caught-in/between injury is one of construction's "fatal four" according to OSHA . The other three are falls, struck by object, and electrocutions. OSHA defines caught-in/between injuries as those ...

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  • Keep Your Vehicle in Good Repair to Avoid an Accident
    Keep Your Vehicle in Good Repair to Avoid an Accident

    When people think of vehicle accidents, they often think of someone who is distracted or who is driving too fast. While those are two causes of accidents, having a vehicle that is not in good repair ...

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  • Avoiding Hydrogen Sulfide Work Injuries at the Bakken Field
    Avoiding Hydrogen Sulfide Work Injuries at the Bakken Field

    The Bakken oil field presents many dangers to the people working there. These include exposure to harmful chemicals such as hydrogen sulfide. This gaseous chemical is flammable, explosive, toxic, and ...

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  • Avoid Personal Injury by Understanding the Dangers of Pre-Winter Driving
    Avoid Personal Injury by Understanding the Dangers of Pre-Winter Driving

    During the late fall and sometimes into the first few weeks of winter, there is little appreciable snowfall except for a few occasional snowflakes. However, this is a hazardous time of year and ...

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  • Can I Be Laid Off While On Workers' Comp Leave?
    Can I Be Laid Off While On Workers' Comp Leave?

    If you were recently laid off while on workers’ compensation leave, you might be wondering if this action is illegal and if you have a case against your employer for doing so. The short answer is that ...

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  • Can You Reopen a Worker's Compensation Claim in the Bakken Oil Field Region?
    Can You Reopen a Worker's Compensation Claim in the Bakken Oil Field Region?

    Can you reopen your worker's compensation claim? What do you do if after your claim has been closed and settled, your symptoms get worse? Here are some things to know. Was It a Full and Final ...

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