Federal government to face major workplace safety challenges next year

A report released by the Inspector General on December 18 projected that the Labor Department will face major challenges in protecting the health and safety of workers in the country this coming year.

The report stated that, although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been successful in decreasing workplace deaths in the country, OSHA faces the challenge of extending its reach to areas and industries with the highest risk of workplace injuries.

OSHA, which was created in 1970, monitors more than 8 million businesses in the country to ensure safety and health measures are being implemented in the workplace.

Workers suffering from the physical and financial burdens of dealing with a workplace injury should seek help from a lawyer when seeking worker’s compensation. If you live in Des Moines and have been harmed in a workplace accident, our lawyers from LaMarca Law Group, P.C., can help. Call us at 877-327-2600 today.


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