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Why is OSHA Important?

Each year, more than 4,500 people die in workplace accidents. Another 2.9 million people are the recipients of nonfatal injuries on the job every year. Though tragic, these statistics lead many people to question, “If workplace fatalities and injuries are still occurring, why is OSHA important?” The Elan Law Firm is here to help you …

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What is the Purpose of OSHA?

Many people associate OSHA with ergonomics, the study of the mechanics of work. In reality, OSHA’s purpose goes far beyond comfortable chairs and keyboard wrist supports. OSHA’s purpose is to preserve the health and safety of workers in every private organization across the country. Let The Elan Law Firm help you with your employment law …

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Are You the Victim of Sexual Harassment? Be Sure to do These 3 Things

It is surprising to some that sexual harassment is still happening in workplaces across the country. Each year thousands of people file charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EECO) alleging harassment that is either based on a person’s gender or is sexual in nature. While the law does not strictly prohibit teasing or offhand …

What is OSHA?

It is widely known that in any workplace in the United States, federal guidelines are in place to protect the health and safety of employees. Where do these guidelines come from? How are they enforced? And has this always been the case? Learn more about how the Elan Law Firm specializes in employment law here! …