Workers are entitled to a safe workplace under current state and federal regulations. Employers are obligated to provide safe working conditions for their employees, and if they do not, workers can report any violations to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The first fatal accident involving a self-driving car has occurred. The 40-year-old man who was killed was "passionate about technological advancement," according to a statement his family released through a law firm. His Tesla Model S had a nickname of Tessy and he was always praising the "autopilot" system and its safety benefits. The Tesla Model S will soon be sold in Omaha, Nebraska.
Falls in occupational settings are a significant hazard. Falls may occur simply by an employee walking and stumbling, or a fall may take place when the worker is trying to accomplish a task like changing a light fixture using a ladder. Still other falls may wind up in fatalities, such as when an ironworker falls 80 feet to the ground from a scaffolding platform.