Workplace injuries: What are the leading causes?

December 23, 2020

Most places of business in California have some dangers to them. Although precautionary measures can be applied, the fact is that the chances of some type of

Some facts about workplace injuries

December 31, 2020

Every year, thousands of people in California are injured in workplace accidents. Sometimes it’s a minor accident, like a trip or a fall. But in serious cases, a

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

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

Construction work zones continue to be deadly places

April 13, 2020

Work zones can be deadly for both the employees inside them and the ones driving past them. Despite various efforts at the state level,

Cal/OSHA: Tesla underreported workplace injuries

March 25, 2020

According to California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), Tesla, the manufacturer of all-electric luxury automobiles,

Road construction workers are at higher risk

December 3, 2019

In California, the dangers faced by construction workers in road work zones are pronounced. The number of deaths in road construction accidents

Injuries in the manufacturing industry

December 17, 2019

People in California who work in the manufacturing industry are at risk for a lot of different types of workplace injuries. In particular,

BLS: more older workers liable to be killed on the job

December 31, 2019

In California and across the U.S., the number of people 55 and older in the labor force is increasing. In fact, it more than doubled between 1992 and 2017.

Meat and poultry plants continue to endanger workers

April 4, 2018

For many in California who enjoy a good steak on the grill or prefer the health qualities of chicken breast, the thought of how that meat gets to their

Noise on the job may damage more than your hearing

April 6, 2018

If you work in an industry where the levels of noise are considerably high, you may not be surprised if these health screenings reveal that you may have a

The dangerous work of a home health aide

March 7, 2018

Working in the health care industry may have its rewards, but there are few positions in the field that do not involve risk. You may find this..

Can you file a workers’ compensation claim without status papers?

February 6, 2018

If you happen to be a California worker without legal status papers, you are definitely not alone.

Has a work injury robbed you of your ability to work?

January 4, 2018

A workplace injury can cause struggle and frustration all around. Your employer must fill your position while you recover, and this can be costly...

Protecting your head and eyes on the job

January 4, 2018

The workplace injuries that costs employers the most money are those involving the head and nervous system.

What benefits am I entitled to under workers’ comp?

December 7, 2017

After suffering an injury or illness at work, you could face a significant amount of time off work and mounting medical costs. Hopefully, you will be able to get back to work quickly, but there is the chance that your injuries could keep you from work for weeks or months.

Fatal work accidents on the rise in California

November 9, 2017

Like many in California, you may be grateful for your job. Yes, it is hard work, and many days you go home bone tired. But your paycheck helps to feed and provide..

Amputation from workplace accident puts life on hold

October 5, 2017

There are three kinds of people on the job site. One kind of worker thinks an accident will never happen to them and others know it’s just a matter of time...

Medical professionals have highest rate of workplace injuries

October 3, 2017

You may laugh when you watch medical dramas on TV. The nurses, assistants and aids in immaculate scrubs and perfect hair may...

Will your legal status keep you from getting workers’ comp?

September 7, 2017

When you go to work each day, do you try your best to avoid attention and simply carry out your duties in the hope that you’ll make it safely back to your home