If you work as a hotel room cleaner, you know that it is truly hard and often under-appreciated work. Along with the long hours and tedious tasks, you also face some unique risks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospitality workers sustain injuries from falling, pushing carts, bending over and handling hazardous chemicals.
The typical scenario of on-the-job dog bites is that of a postal worker facing an aggressive canine. While letter carriers and other delivery employees certainly have a high risk of receiving dog bites, they are not the only ones who have to deal with this hazard.
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.
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.
A new workers’ compensation bill passed in the Iowa Legislature, and Governor Terry Branstad signed it into law on March 30, 2017. It goes into effect for injuries sustained on July 1, 2017 and after. If you are a worker in Iowa, you might be wondering how this new workers’ compensation law will impact you.
If you work with electrical equipment or your job finds you working around power lines, you have to be vigilant. However, it is the responsibility of your employer to do everything possible to ensure your safety. Nevertheless, accidents happen and serious injuries can occur in a flash. if you believe an accident in which you were injured was not your fault, you should reach out for legal assistance as soon as possible.