The National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Bureau of Labor statistics revealed that 143 fatalities from explosions were recorded in 2011. That translates to 3% of all work-related deaths across the country. Unfortunately, the prevalence of explosion incidents in the workplace has been attributed to the improper storage of flammable and explosive materials.
Some unsafe storage practices for flammable and explosive materials are:
Unfortunately, some instances of explosion have been proven to be the result of an employer’s failure to invest in workplace safety features in an attempt to cut costs. To learn more about taking legal action after being hurt in an explosion incident in Appleton, speak with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.