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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Goose Attack Tests Railroad Worker Injury Law

Aaron Richards, "a West Virginia railroad worker is causing a bit of a flap in his industry by suing his employer for failing to protect him from an unusual workplace hazard –- a nesting goose."

Under the Federal Employers' Liability Act allows workers can collect a damage award from their employer based on only circumstantial evidence of very slight employer negligence.

Read the complete story in the On.Point blog

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Anonymous Anthony said...

Similar thing happened in a Company here in Australia where an employee sued his employer for workplace hazard.

To avoid this type of problem, every employer must be aware how important Occupational Health and Safety is.

In our end, we have The Brief Group, they are experts in this field.

check them out http://www.thebriefgroup.com.au

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