This summer, we could see some new work-related injuries that we haven't seen in Iowa in quite some time. Injuries resulting from working in tents/spots that sell fireworks.
When factoring in proper compensation for a workers' injuries, it's imperative that you look long-term at how this injury will affect that workers' life.
When dealing with a job that involves the use of a crane...the utmost caution must be taken. Additional caution needs to be taken when it appears that the engineer hadn't received the necessary approval for the job.
Summer is filling up fast with family vacations...many of which will involve taking a flight at some point. Next time you're on the plane waiting for take-off, take a look outside the window, and notice the hundreds of employees working in intense heat, pressure, and conditions.
Slips and falls are the #1 cause of workplace injuries, and in many instances, these falls can be prevented through proper safety measures. For whatever reason though, the employer fails to ensure their employees' safety by putting up proper safety precautions.
School is out...summer is here...and for many, that means they're off to a summer job.
Working in the food service industry comes with a unique set of risks when it comes to on-the-job injuries. Whether you are a fast food worker or the head chef at an expensive restaurant, you should know about the hazards you face.
Accidents can happen at the workplace at any time...any place. In workplaces where the employer is negligent though, you can almost be sure accidents will happen more frequently.
Well, summer has arrived...as the heat index will top 100 again this weekend It's a good reminder to make sure you keep hydrated if you're working outdoors.
Despite everyone knowing the dangers of texting while driving, people still do so. When you have been victimized by another driver's recklessness, you need professional assistance to best protect your rights.
Even when all proper safety measures are taken, unforeseeable accidents can still occur.
The weather is quickly turning warmer, and summertime is almost in full swing. This is often the time that families take to the road for vacations. Because it is often cheaper to drive than to fly, the roads become even more packed with travelers on holiday weekends.
This terrible incident is a clear example of how when working with machinery...and near gas lines...can be incredibly hazardous and dangerous.
Too many employers feel that the best safety policy is "just to have a policy"...but never have any intention of actually enforcing it.