Establishing a fall prevention program for work

Establishing a fall prevention program for work

September 21, 2020

To prevent or at least reduce the chances of a fall, employers need to have a fall prevention program that follows all OSHA regulations.
How to stay safe while welding

How to stay safe while welding

September 16, 2020

California law requires that employers take reasonable steps to protect their workers from workplace hazards. This means that your employer has an obligation
How to guard against hand injuries at work

How to guard against hand injuries at work

September 16, 2020

Your workers should be given gloves that can protect against cuts, humidity and other hazards that they face.
Why back injuries occur at work

Why back injuries occur at work

September 3, 2020

Back pain can impact both your quality of life and your ability to produce while at work. Generally speaking, employers in California and throughout the country
There is hope for PTSD sufferers

There is hope for PTSD sufferers

September 2, 2020

PTSD was first used in 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association in conjunction with returned Vietnam War soldiers.
Do pre-existing conditions affect workers’ compensation claims?

Do pre-existing conditions affect workers’ compensation claims?

August 31, 2020

California’s workers’ compensation laws treat an aggravated pre-existing condition as a new injury. So long as it requires additional treatment.
What to know about appealing a denied workers’ comp claim

What to know about appealing a denied workers’ comp claim

August 28, 2020

You do have a chance to receive workers’ compensation benefits. If the insurance company denied your claim, you can file an appeal.
Common workplace accidents in research laboratories

Common workplace accidents in research laboratories

August 26, 2020

Many people associate workplace injuries with industries that involve physical labor or heavy machinery, such as construction, oil rigging, farming and logging.
Safety strategies for industrial worksites

Safety strategies for industrial worksites

August 25, 2020

The CEO of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) explains that many causes of industrial injuries and illnesses do not manifest themselves in the short term.
Outdoor workers must stay safe in the summer

Outdoor workers must stay safe in the summer

August 25, 2020

The summers in California being what they are, it’s important for outdoor workers to keep from suffering a heat-related illness like heat exhaustion, heat cramps or even heat stroke.