During what was expected to be a routine repair on a water leak at a golf course, a maintenance worker was critically injured after a pillar nearby loosened and fell on him.
We'll all be heading out the Fair this weekend....looking forward to the corn dogs, apple eggrolls...of course, the lemonade, and everything else the Fair has year after year!
We are so incredibly appreciative of all the clients that we've had the honor to fight for...and we thank them for their kind words.
On a job site, there are a lot of moving pieces...a lot of moving people. Even when all safety measures are taken, there still lies the uncertainty of human error.
They could almost be the new state bird of Iowa...the giant wind turbines you see when you head East...West...North...or South of Des Moines. More and more wind farms are appearing, and with the rush of getting the giant turbines in place, there is an increasing risk of accidents & work-related injuries.
When you come upon a road construction zone...it's not a surprise. No one should ever have the excuse, "Oh wow, I had no idea".
If you've been hurt while on the job, your employer's hope is that you'll stay quiet about it...that you won't report it...that you'll just go about your normal workday and hope that the injury just works itself out.
In a terrible accident, a construction worker in Chicago suffered a significant injury after his leg was impaled with a piece of rebar. The injury was so severe that they weren't able to remove the rod until after they transported him to the hospital.
We have a friend who's office building is going through a very lengthy building remodel. He was telling us about this, and then he mentioned that everytime he's been walking into the building, his nose starts running, his voice feels scratchy, and his eyes water.
Here's an unfortunate fact....you could be the best employee in the world. You're on time...you're efficient...you're skilled at what you do. Your employer loves you...you're the employee he wants everyone else to be like.