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Workers' compensation: man trapped and killed on job site

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is a government agency that exists in Kentucky and across the country to ensure the safety of men and women in the workplace through various methods. One of the ways they strive to improve safety is by investigation or work accidents. Results of investigations may reveal areas of needed improvement, may help to enforce safety measures and may lead to new safety standards. In addition to an agency that strives to improve safety for workers, most employers are also required to provide workers' compensation insurance benefits in the event of an unfortunate work-related accident. Sadly, a family in another state may be discovering if they qualify for the insurance benefits after losing their loved one in a tragic accident.

Workers' compensation: Man falls to his death while working

Far too many Kentucky families have had to mourn the loss of a loved one after a construction accident. Some families qualify and receive workers' compensation death benefits when an on-the-job tragedy occurs. One daughter in another state may sadly be eligible for the insurance benefits following the death of her father in a workplace accident.

Workers' compensation: Families may quailify for death benefits

Because of the equipment, chemicals and conditions in industrial plants, accidents can result in serious injuries. An unfortunate industrial work accident in a Kentucky automotive plant has left the family of a worker planning a funeral. Families like this one typically qualify for workers' compensation death benefits to assist with the burial expenses and other financial issues.

Workers' compensation: Man dies while repairing combine

Some jobs in Kentucky are more unusual than others, and some are more dangerous as well. Any job that requires workers to be on lifts, scaffolding, around large equipment or in risky locations could place an employee in harm's way. Fortunately, most employers provide workers' compensation insurance to employees to help cover medical expenses in the unfortunate event of an accident that results in injury. When injuries result in death, some families are also eligible for some insurance benefits. One family in another state has likely had to process all the insurance and benefits they are eligible for, following their loved one's death that resulted from a work accident.

Workers' compensation: Man dies on construction site

Large construction sites in Kentucky take a considerable amount of coordination and project managing to complete a project. Large-scale projects require a considerable amount of labor, supplies and equipment. Despite safety gear, policies and procedures, accidents are not uncommon. Employers are mandated to provide employees with workers' compensation insurance benefits in the unfortunate event of an accident to assist in any related medical expenses. One family in another state may be eligible for insurance benefits after a tragic accident at a large construction site.

Workers' compensation: Man dies after coal mining accident

Despite improved safety procedures and technology over the years, coal mining accidents continue to occur in Kentucky and other mining locations throughout the world. Fortunately for miners, employers are required to provide workers' compensation insurance benefits in the event employees are injured. Sadly, one family in another state may be filing a claim after their loved one was fatally injured in a mining accident.

Workers' compensation: Families eligible for benefits after death

It could be argued that Kentucky workers are employed in one of the safest times that has existed. Workers have more rights, more safety gear and more regulatory agencies to promote safe work environments, but on-the-job accidents still occur. Sadly, one family in another state may be filing for workers' compensation death benefits in the near future.

Elevator falls: Workers' compensation may be filed by injured

Reportedly, falls are the number one killer on construction sites in Kentucky and across the country. When falls do not result in death, they often result in serious injury for a construction worker. Fortunately for workers, employees are required to provide workers' compensation insurance to cover medical expenses when on-the-job injuries occur. Several workers will likely need to file insurance claims after injuries suffered due to a falling elevator on their construction site.

Understanding the impact of worker misclassification on workers' comp

The law is incredibly clear here in Kentucky as to the circumstances in which employers are required to provide workers' compensation coverage: Whenever a business employs one or more employees, it must maintain coverage with no exceptions recognized for part-time, temporary or even family employees.

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