Regulations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are in place to protect plant employees who work with heavy machinery. Employees in Connecticut and throughout the country may be at risk of injury from machinery that can easily snag clothing and pull the worker in or cause burns. Machine guards can help prevent this.
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Connecticut worksites in high places can put workers as well as the people below at risk. Dropped objects are the third most frequent cause of worker injuries in the construction industry, according to OSHA. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 45,940 injuries in 2017 that involved a falling object. This accounted for 5.2% of all on-the-job injuries that year.