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October 2018 Archives

Construction Workers Face Risk When Operating on Unstable Platforms

A construction site is never short on possible risks to hard-working construction workers. From operating heavy machinery to even just walking around the construction site, workers must always be protected!

It's That Time of the Season....

It's that time of the season...well, at least we think it's that time of the season. We can never tell with Iowa weather anymore. There's just as much probability that tomorrow will be 80 degrees as it will be that we could get hit by a blizzard. 

What Workers' Compensation Insurers Don't Want You to Know

After being injured on the job, it is difficult to know what to expect. Once you report your injury and your initial claim is filed you will begin working with a workers' compensation insurer.

How noisy is your workplace?

Many adults begin to suffer from some form of hearing loss before middle age. This is normal, and it is usually only children and teenagers who can hear the so-called mosquito tones on cellphones and other devices, which are so high-pitched that adults’ ears cannot detect them. However, your hearing can become damaged beyond what is normal for your age if you experience regular exposure to loud noise. You and other Iowa residents should be aware of the potential for hearing loss if you work in a loud industry.

Work Injuries Can Occur at Some of Our Favorite Fall Destinations

It's that wonderful time of the year in Central Iowa where fall finally hits...and we spend our weekends at the pumpkin patches & apple orchards. As we enjoy the afternoons on hayrack rides and playing in the corn bin...it might surprise you to discover how many employees are needed to operate a pumpkin patch or orchard.

Is Your Employer Not Recognizing Fall Hazards?

There are many hidden hazards around the workplace...ones that sometimes you can't always account for...however, enacting proper safety precautions around areas where a fall might occur is NOT one of them.