What are OSHA’s “Fatal Four” types of work accidents?

August 19, 2020

Work injuries on the job can come in many forms. From single-accident injuries to toxic exposure to repetitive stress, workers can get hurt in countless ways.

Safety strategies for industrial worksites

August 25, 2020

Approximately 275 Americans lose their lives each day from illnesses and injuries associated with their places of work. Many times, the loss of health or life

Heat-related illness and how workers can avoid it

August 13, 2020

Construction workers and anyone else in California who works outdoors should know about the danger of heat-related illness. Heat stroke,

Does a back injury qualify for a worker & compensation claim?

August 13, 2020

On-the-job injuries are not something anyone wants. They hurt the worker because they incur lost wages. They also hurt the employer

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

Cellphone use is a workplace as well as a road danger

October 13, 2020

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,

If I am injured at work, what benefits can I receive?

August 24, 2020

It is very common for a person to suffer an injury at work. Last year, there were nearly 170,000 initial workplace injury reports just in Los Angeles County.

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

Why companies should take safety seriously

July 22, 2020

In 2013, 20% of employees in California and throughout America who died on the job worked in the construction industry. However, there

How safety in retail warehouses can be improved

June 9, 2020

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has pointed out that the number of warehouse fatalities went up from 11 in 2015 to 22 in 2017. The injury rate for

Preventing machine-related injuries with machine guards

May 28, 2020

Every year throughout the country there are more than 18,000 cases of machinery workers being injured. Poorly maintained machines or the careless

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

Determining if an injury should be recorded

March 19, 2020

OSHA rules require most companies in California and throughout the country to record any injury that results in a person seeking medical treatment

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,

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,

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.

What kind of workers’ comp benefits can unauthorized workers get?

February 10, 2020

If you are working in California, you are covered by workers’ compensation even if you are working