Workplace Accidents Archives

Weather and on-the-job accidents

On this blog, we have addressed many of the different factors that contribute to workplace accidents, from wet floors to repetitive strain and dangerous equipment. However, our law firm also knows that weather can play a role in workplace accidents in San Bernardino, as well as other California areas. From extreme heat to heavy rainfall and other weather events, workers may need to be mindful of the potential risks associated with weather.

Back-to-school stress and workplace mishaps

We have covered many different reasons why workplace accidents occur, from slippery surfaces to dangers that are present on construction sites. However, there are many more factors that can contribute to a workplace accident that workers and employers sometimes fail to realize. At Kampf, Schiavone & Associates, we know that some people are under an incredible amount of stress due to back-to-school season. Believe it or not, this stress could cause an accident to take place on a job site in San Bernardino, California.

Restaurant workers and on-the-job accidents

For cooks, waitresses, dishwashers and everyone else who is employed in the restaurant industry, a number of hazards are present that can cause an injury. Each day, restaurant workers are injured in different ways, some of which are very serious. Not only do these injuries frequently lead to physical pain, but they can also cause financial problems and in some cases the loss of life. At Kampf, Schiavone & Associates, we understand the risks that restaurant workers in San Bernardino face every single day.

Are work zone accidents occurring more often?

For road workers and others who find themselves in work zones, including the drivers and passengers of vehicles traveling through, work zone accidents can be very dangerous. Regrettably, these crashes happen all too often in California and upend the lives of those who are just trying to carry out their job responsibilities. Unfortunately, there is evidence which suggests they are becoming more common.

Work accidents in the manufacturing industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 12 million employees working in the manufacturing industry at the start of 2017. Unfortunately, some of these workers may be hurt in a jobsite accident, which underlines the importance of preventing workplace accidents across all industries throughout the state of California. However, there are a number of safety concerns that are especially common in manufacturing, such as exposure to toxic chemicals and machinery that is not maintained correctly.

Are work zone accidents more likely at certain times?

In order to avoid work zone accidents, as well as all other types of on-the-job accidents, it is vital for employees to develop a firm understanding of the risks they may encounter. Not only do workers need to know the potential dangers they may come across in San Bernardino, and across all of California’s regions, but they should also be aware of other factors that may increase the chances of an accident. For example, the time of week or the time of day may play a role in an accident that occurs in a work zone.

What are some hazards that health care workers face?

On this blog, many of the hazards that construction workers face have been discussed. However, it is important to keep in mind that those who work in all occupations may face certain dangers on the job. If you work in the health care industry, there are a number of potentially risky situations you may find yourself in and it is essential to be prepared. In San Bernardino, and all other California areas, it is also crucial for those who become hurt or ill due to a workplace incident to explore different resources that can help.

What are some biological dangers in the workplace?

Depending on your line of work, you may encounter numerous hazards on the job. For example, you may be worried about a traffic collision if you drive a delivery truck, or you could have to keep an eye out for falling debris if you work on a construction site. In san Bernardino, California, there are additional dangers that you should be mindful of, including some which are biological in nature and may lead to a debilitating illness.

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.

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