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December 2012 Archives

Illinois truck driver suffers work-related injury after fall

Truck drivers face many dangers on the job, even when they are not actually traveling on the road at the time that an incident occurs. Accidents are always a possibility both inside and outside of the truck. Recently, one Illinois truck driver learned this the hard way when he suffered a work-related injury after falling from his truck during a stop in a nearby state.

Fatal work accident claims Illinois helicopter crew

Emergency response workers are frequently exposed to danger as part of their jobs, but most are willing to face the risks in order to help those in need. Three crew members in an Illinois medical helicopter, a pilot and two flight nurses, were tragically killed in a fatal work accident when their helicopter crashed. Inclement weather is suspected to have contributed to the accident.

Illinois coal mine to close after fatal work injury

Some occupations are innately more dangerous than others. Illinois workers who make a living in dangerous occupations are aware of the risks involved, and take a wide range of precautions to protect against injury while on the job. However, there are instances in which no measure of caution on the part of a worker can prevent a tragic work injury.

Inquiry finds swans responsible for Illinois worker's death

An Illinois man killed several months ago in a workplace accident has since been the subject of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation. The man was employed at a condominium complex and was working to try to keep swans away from the building. The work accident occurred while he was in a kayak attempting to draw the birds out of a pond on the property.

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