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bill-oxford-udXD2NrbXS8-unsplash-300x200Three Ohio businessmen reportedly owe the state more than $800,000 after it was discovered they were running their companies without workers’ compensation insurance coverage.

William H. Foster III, who owns American Construction Group LTD, pleaded guilty on February 11 to a misdemeanor count of obstructing official business after failing to comply with the state’s Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC). He was ordered to follow the payment plan he made with the BWC to reinstate his policy. He reportedly owes BWC over $360,000 in past premiums and fines.

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boxes-cases-container-1267329-300x200Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are calling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to release injury records for all Amazon fulfillment centers.

Sanders and Omar sent a letter to OSHA last week requesting the federal agency provide Amazon’s injury records for the last three years, saying finding the information “should be quick and easy” because of an OSHA rule that requires businesses to digitally submit data of workplace injuries and illnesses to the agency.

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boxes-cases-container-1267329-300x200Authorities in Orlando, FL, have confirmed that a 40-year-old worker suffered serious injuries on Monday after a piece of machinery fell on him.

According to the Orange County Fire Rescue, the incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. November 4 at a warehouse at the 6400 block of Pinecastle Boulevard, south of Orlando.

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blur-builders-building-159306-300x200Authorities have identified Ulises Corrales Ibarra as the construction worker killed at an I-4 construction site in Orlando, FL, on September 28. One other worker was reportedly injured.

According to SGL Constructors, the fatal accident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. by Lake Lucerne in downtown Orlando. A concrete beam reportedly slipped off a piece of equipment and struck Corrales Ibarra and another SGL construction worker.

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A Facebook Live post showing a Gainesville Louisiana Popeyes branch went viral on August 20th, 2019 after an injury was reported on camera. A man trying to order a chicken sandwich was told that part of the restaurant was shut down because an employee named Tara was injured and had to be taken to the hospital. It is not yet known if the employee or the franchise has hired a lawyer.

The video did not indicate how the injury occurred, but it did show that the man was waiting for about 30 minutes before he was told the restaurant had been shut down. The Facebook user reported that “the Popeyes here in Gainesville, Florida just shut down because the manager got overwhelmed with the sandwich orders and collapsed in some grease.” 

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