Agriculture is one of the country’s most dangerous industries, explains the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Around 42 percent of the injuries occurred at actual fires to structures, vehicles and other locations. Approximately 28 percent occurred during responses to non-fires.
If you work in the California construction industry, the average amount of time you could spend away from work if you suffer an injury is 10 days.
You may have a carbon monoxide detector in your home, but what about your workplace? Carbon monoxide poisoning pose a problem for Californians at their jobs.
If you believe your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer denied your claim in error, you have some work to do. Your next step is the appeals process.
This is known as workers’ compensation retaliation. As FindLaw explains, these claims can raise a company’s insurance costs.