Although precautionary measures can be applied, the fact is that the chances of some type of workplace injury accruing are never at zero.
You may prevent further damage from being done on your back, but you’ll want to obtain medical proof of the seriousness of your injuries.
A small injury might not seem like anything that needs to be reported. In fact, you might not even bother mentioning it to your supervisor.
When you’ve been injured on the job, it may seem safe to assume that your employer’s insurance company will pay out your workers’ compensation benefits.
Road safety advocates believe that cellphone use is behind an alarming increase in the number of distracted driving accidents in California and around the country.
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
If you are hurt or get sick while on the plumber job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
As a worker in California, you know you’re eligible to receive compensation for job-related injuries. The latter can include noise-induced hearing loss.
To prevent or at least reduce the chances of a fall, employers need to have a fall prevention program that follows all OSHA regulations.
Your workers should be given gloves that can protect against cuts, humidity and other hazards that they face.
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
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.
Under the workers’ compensation system, your employer will usually be required to pay for medical treatment related to your work injury.
Workplace fatalities tend to fall into one of four categories. Falls, Struck by an object, Electrocutions and Caught-in or caught-between.
Construction workers and anyone else in California who works outdoors should know about the danger of heat-related illness.
In California, if a back injury occurs while the worker was working a shift, the worker may be able to collect worker’s compensation.
Ideally, the company that employs you will have a safety plan in place that makes it easy to respond to an emergency situation in a timely manner.
Warehouses are becoming more automated with autonomous forklifts and other robotic machines replacing manual labor.
There are roughly four types of machine guards. First are fixed guards and adjustable guards, both of which are permanent fixtures on machines.
Tesla, the manufacturer of all-electric luxury automobiles, has avoided providing full reports of workplace accidents and injuries at its factory.