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MIOSHA begins local program to reduce workplace injuries

Michigan workers know that job sites need to be safe in order to be productive. Government officials know this too, and recently Michigan's branch of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration announced a new program designed to enhance worker safety.

Preventing burn injuries while on the job

The use and application of heat, or producing products through the use of heat, is very common in today's industries. From food services to metal fabrication, heat and hot substances and surfaces can be found on just about every job site. And that means that workers are susceptible to burns or other types of heat-related injuries. With that in mind, here are some basic tips for preventing burn injuries while on the job.

Injured workers need to be able to rely on workers' compensation

People throughout Michigan go to work on a daily basis in order to provide for their families. When people are at work, they expect to do the job that they have been assigned. In return, people know that they will get their paycheck. However, for many Michigan residents their workplace presents a variety of risks and challenges. In some situations, people put their lives on the line in order to do their job.

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