Common injuries for machine shop workers

October 9, 2020

California residents who work in machine shops know that these can be dangerous places to perform their job duties. The risks of chemical spills, fires, machine

Plumbers face many hazards while on the job

October 5, 2020

There are many hazards that plumbers face while working on job sites in California. If you work as a plumber, you may be required to perform tasks in confined spaces or

Occupational hearing loss: the basics

September 25, 2020

As a worker in California, you know you’re eligible to receive compensation for job-related injuries or illnesses. The latter can include noise-induced hearing loss.

Establishing a fall prevention program for work

September 21, 2020

Falls are not the most common workplace incidents in California, but they can be among the costliest. Victims can suffer serious, even disabling,

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

September 16, 2020

Companies in California and throughout the United States are required to take steps to prevent employee injuries. If you own a company, there is a series

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

September 2, 2020

Decades ago PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) was called “shell shock.” A British psychologist named Charles Samuel Myers first used the term to describe the

Do pre-existing conditions affect workers’ compensation claims?

August 31, 2020

Sustaining a workplace injury can prevent you from performing the functions of your job.

What to know about appealing a denied workers’ comp claim

August 28, 2020

Let’s say that you recently suffered an injury on the job. After reporting it to your employer, seeing your doctor and filing your workers’ compensation