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Safety risks can come up in connection to non-powered tools too

It is pretty well-known that safety is an important thing to pay attention to when it comes to the use of power tools in the workplace. However, a tool doesn't have to be powered to pose safety concerns. Work injury risks can also arise in connection to conventional hand tools.

Three common causes for on-the-job accidents in Nebraska

2016 has been a rough year for workers in Nebraska. The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened 41 investigations of the safety of workplaces within the state. Of these investigations currently underway, 32 cases resulted in hospitalizations and nine in amputations.

Position type and workers' comp law coverage

Whether a given Nebraska worker is covered by the state's workers' comp law impacts what sorts of rights the worker would have in the event that they suffered an injury at work. So, what occupations the state's workers' comp law covers is a very impactful thing.