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Residential buildings with workers' scaffolding around it. If employees do not wear the mandated fall protection harnesses, belts, or other safety equipment, and are injured as a result, then their workers' comp benefits may be denied.

Violation of Safety Rule may not bar Workers’ Comp

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Willful Violation of a known and enforced safety rule: Bad news for the injured worker The violation of a known and enforced safety rule by an employee often serves to cause an otherwise valid workplace injury claim to be denied by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. It does not matter how serious the injuries are;

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