Category: Workplace Accidents

One of the most dangerous pieces of equipment that a worker can use is a wood chipper. A tree trimmer died on the job when he somehow fell head first into a wood chipper in Chandler, Arizona. The worker was decapitated by the machine. The wood chipper contractor was using a standard pull-behind wood chipper, […]

Eleven people were hospitalized with injuries after a platform collapsed during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance in Providence, Rhode Island, reported CNN (5.4.14). Like many circus performers, the acrobats’ job requires them to work at heights. This means that falls can happen even though these professionals have practiced this act many, many times,” […]