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Wisconsin work safety and work injury

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration came into existence as a way to monitor safety regulation compliance among employers, helping to ensure workers are protected as best as possible from work injury. When a Wisconsin worker does experience work injury from the irresponsibility of an employer, they may have mixed emotions. Some people may desire to expose the inappropriate environment while receiving their rightful benefits for the damages they suffered.

Maintaining a safe work environment is vital for many companies, both legally and for the safety of their workers. Many employers easily comply with state regulated safety restrictions in an attempt to protect their employees and reputation. However when an employer disregards restrictions and training, intentionally meeting only the minimum requirements, hazardous work environments can be fostered.

Safety education is often available for many different industries to help promote a safe environment and keep both workers and their employers up to date on being safe. Both comprehensive and foundational education may be introduced, but may often require specific protection equipment to be implemented. When an employer fails to either educate or supply workers with necessary tools for safely performing their job duties, tragic accidents can occur.

An employer who does not take personal responsibility for the environment of the workplace may have difficulty maintaining a safe workplace and could risk work injury. A Wisconsin employee who has become a victim while on the job may question their rights and ability to collect benefits. Some people may choose to get help in claiming their workers’ compensation in an attempt to get the necessary treatment and all financial assistance that is available.

Source:, "5 steps to creating a culture of safety in the workplace", Rebecca Morgan, July 2, 2014

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