The word ensure...what does it mean...what does it stand for...and do employers take it seriously?
When it comes to most common injuries found on a job site...injuries caused by falls always ranks at or near the top of the list.
Workplace electrical shocks can result in a variety of severe injuries. Most commonly, these are heart injuries (including cardiac arrest), tissue degeneration, and severe burns.
When dealing with work sites, it's on the employer to ensure that the area they're sending their employees to is safe. Unfortunately, it doesn't always happen.
This video of an airport employee being struck by lightning is absolutely incredible. Even more incredible is that he's still alive.
As we are in thick of summer, everywhere you look there's a teenager lifeguarding, pulling a shift at the mall, interning...etc. Summer is the time when many students get their first job...their first taste of employment.
Even when all proper safety measures are taken, unforeseeable accidents can still occur.
So many of us go to work everyday...use the same machinery...and notice, "hey, you know, this isn't working completely right". A report is made to the employer, but time goes by, and since the machine is still "working", nothing is done by the employer to completely fix the problem.
Injuries due to falls at the construction site are becoming more and more common unfortunately.
If you type "construction accident" into Google, you'll find an endless list of articles with subjects that read: