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January 2017 Archives

What kinds of injuries occur on a construction site?

For those who work on construction sites, there is often an attitude that promotes keeping your head down and doing your job without complaining. In and of itself, this is an admirable quality, but it can have unintended negative consequences. For instance, you or someone you love may have suffered a legitimate construction site injury and simply not know that they may qualify for compensation and treatment. It is important to know what kinds of injuries can occur on construction sites to determine if you have suffered such an injury already and keep you safer in the future.

Workplace risks for nail salon workers

Every field of work entails a different set of risks, even professions that don't seem all too dangerous to the casual consumer. For those who work in nail salons, there are a number of serious health hazards presented by many of the chemicals used on a daily basis that must be recognized. If you or someone you love works in a nail salon, it is crucial to take appropriate steps to protect your ongoing health from toxic exposure.

How do workers stay safe around trenches?

Many kinds of work environments present dangers to the worker, and certainly some present greater dangers than others. If you are a worker who regularly interacts with trenches on the worksite, maintaining your own safety is of the utmost importance. Regulations provide a number of standards that must be met for worksites that feature trenches or excavation, and offer some specific safety precautions for workers who must interact with them.

Man faces criminal charges after crane accident

Workplace accidents are always heartbreaking, but some are exceptionally so. Recently, a worker who was involved in a workplace accident that claimed the lives of his own son and another worker is facing criminal charges in the matter. The incident occurred in 2014, when the man was operating a crane lifting a basket. The basket came loose and the two workers riding in it plunged over eight stories to their deaths.

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