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St. Louis Tree Trimmer Electrocuted On The Job

St. Louis Tree Trimmer Electrocuted On The Job

A St. Louis worker was seriously injured when he can came into contact with a power line while tree trimming on November 29. According to authorities, the worker was tree trimming in the 200 block of Bonhuer in unincorporated St. Louis County. The worker was electrocuted by a hot power line and suffered serious injuries. Officials say he was taken to a nearby hospital where is condition is unknown. It is also unknown the identity of the worker and his employer.

Every worker is entitled to a safe working environment. Sadly, thousands of workers lose their lives while on the job due to preventable accidents. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration estimates 12 workers died every day while at work. While this number has dropped from 38 deaths per day, OSHA works to hold employers accountable and responsible for safe working environments for all employees.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a workplace accident, please know you have rights and legal options. Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, is a St. Louis based personal injury law firm which handles all types of workplace accident injury cases throughout the states of Missouri and Illinois. It is always in your best interest to have an attorney review your case before you settle with your company’s insurance. Contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, today for a workplace accident case review with an experienced St. Louis injury attorney. Our consultations are always free, and we don’t collect a fee unless your case is successfully resolved. One call is all it takes to start your legal recovery today.

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