Health care workers exposed to dangerous chemicals, lack training

Working with hazardous chemicals can be very dangerous, and workers exposed to hazardous chemicals have a higher risk of being a victim of occupational exposure and injuries in the workplace. Did you know that health care workers often work with hazardous chemicals and may be at risk for being injured? Health care workers may not be the first occupation people think of when they hearContinue reading

Basics of workers’ compensation benefits in Michigan

Workplace injuries can happen in a split-second. After being injured at work, many workers don’t know what to do. The most important thing a worker should do after being injured on-the-job is seek immediate medical attention depending on the severity of the injury. In addition to seeking medical attention, workers should also report their injury to their employer as soon as possible. After getting medical attention,Continue reading

Fatalities rise in cellphone tower industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently said cellphone tower contractors and companies need to do more to keep workers safe, which includes complying with current safety standards to prevent accidents. OSHA reported an increase in injuries and fatalities among cellphone tower workers in the United States despite many of the accidents being preventable. The tower industry saw an increase in workplace fatalities during theContinue reading

Back injuries most common injury in the workplace

Workplace injuries can be very painful and cause long-term complications for workers. There are many different types of work-related injuries, but back injuries are the most common workplace injury in the United States. Back injuries may not seem like a serious safety issue, but they can cause severe pain and disabilities among workers. In addition to the pain, back injuries contribute to a significant amountContinue reading