May 2017 Archives

How many work injuries occur in the public sector?

From construction site accidents to mishaps that occur in office spaces, this blog has covered many of the different types of workplace accidents that leave employees with injuries. While these accidents occur far too often in the private sector, it is also important to understand how many public sector workers are hurt in California, and other parts of the U.S., every year.

Cerebral palsy doesn't have to limit your child's potential

Discovering that your child has a lifelong disability is often one of the most difficult things for a parent to experience. You probably did everything you could to ensure your child was developing properly during your pregnancy. Now, months after the birth, your child is showing symptoms of cerebral palsy, which could be the result of a birth injury.

How can construction workers prevent falls?

On job sites across the country, all sorts of hazards can claim lives and leave workers with permanent challenges. A few examples include malfunctioning equipment, exposure to harmful chemicals and falling objects. That said, many workers and their families have gone through incredible suffering as a result of falls, which have left many workers hurt or dead. If you work in the construction industry, you should try to identify any risks that may cause a worker to fall and address or report them at once.

Medical malpractice and handling your emotions

From surgical mistakes to a doctor’s failure to diagnose a condition, medical malpractice takes a plethora of forms. In San Bernardino, and in other California communities, it is essential for victims of medical mistakes to do everything in their power to remain strong and recover as much as possible. If you are suffering because of medical malpractice, you may have strong emotions, such as anger or even depression.

Young workers and jobsite accidents

For younger workers, there are a vast number of dangers in the workplace that may result in an injury or fatality. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration addressed some of the workplace dangers that younger employees may encounter while performing job duties in a variety of fields. For example, someone working in a San Bernardino restaurant may slip on the floor or suffer an injury due to kitchen equipment. That said, traffic accidents involving young workers claim an upsetting number of lives every year.

Which hazards cause slip and fall injuries?

There are all sorts of hazards that hard-working people face on a regular basis, from electrical shock to motor vehicle accidents and injuries related to repetitive stress. However, slipping and falling down accounts for a great deal of the on-the-job injuries that occur on job sites in San Bernardino, and in many other parts of California. Regardless of the field you work in, it is essential to pinpoint any workplace dangers that could increase the chances of a mishap. When it comes to slipping and falling, there are many hazards you should keep an eye out for.

California construction accident injures 2

From on-the-job traffic collisions to falling objects, this blog has addressed all sorts of dangers that are present in the workplace. For construction workers in San Bernardino, and in every California city, falling is often a major concern and can result in severe injuries or the loss of life. While workers should focus on prevention and job site safety, some of these accidents leave workers hurt because of someone else's negligent behavior.

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