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VWCC: Injury caused by employee’s disregard for safety protocol (access required)

A claimant was not eligible for benefits after the commission found he intentionally circumvented a safety protocol that de-energizes dangerous machinery upon an employee entering the area. The commission rejected his claim that the safety rules were not enforced. Background Claimant Andre Jones seeks review of a deputy commissioner’s finding that Jones’s willful misconduct barred his claim ...