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Moving forward after a work zone accident

Workers face a wide variety of threats each day, whether a construction worker falls off of a building, an office worker slips on a wet floor, or an electrician is shocked, to name just a few. Having said that, work zones can be particularly dangerous in Saint Paul, and all over the state of Minnesota. The Fellman Law Office knows that those who are required to work in a work zone may be injured or even killed in a crash, the details of which vary from one incident to another.

How can employers reduce workplace vehicle accidents?

Workplace vehicle accidents happen more often than you may realize in Minnesota. It is such a problem in this country that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has put together specific safety advice to help employers minimize accidents involving workplace vehicles. Following these tips from OSHA can help you to ensure your employees are safer and prevent the expenses that result from accidents.

Promoting safe driving practices in the workplace

Each day, thousands of Minnesota workers travel major thoroughfares in designated company vehicles to get from one destination to the next. While operating a company vehicle can provide a plethora of benefits, conveniences and flexibility for workers and employers alike, it also presents risks associated with potential car accidents.

What guidelines are in place for workplace vehicle safety?

Work-related vehicle accidents in Minnesota are a cause for concern because they occur too often. Not only are employees at risk but companies also face issues when there is an accident. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has offered some helpful advice and guidelines to help you and your employer minimize accidents

OSHA guidelines for workplace vehicle safety

Workplace vehicle accidents in Minnesota should be a concern for employees and employers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employees are most likely to die due to vehicle accidents while on the clock than from any other type of worksite accident. These deaths can be greatly reduced by following guidelines outlined by OSHA for safe vehicle use.

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