Category Archives: Workplace industrial accident

Fracking Employment Hazards

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The process of hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, is an increasingly popular method of extracting natural gas and oil from far below the Earth’s surface. The increased availability of efficient machinery and technology coupled with the high demand for oil and gas has led to a huge need for people to work in […]

Man killed in industrial accident

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A worker was killed in an industrial workplace accident in Rhode Island this week. The incident began when  a call was made to police at 11:30 a.m. with reports that machinery had injured a person. According to the fire department, the man was moving equipment when a cable wire snapped and struck a man. The […]