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Struck-by accidents in construction

Construction sites have many different objects, pieces of equipment and vehicles present on and around them. Under some circumstances, these things can pose safety risks to the people working at these sites. One of the accidents construction workers sometimes suffer is being struck by equipment, an object or a vehicle.

Line speed and safety in the poultry processing industry

One industry that can see some fairly severe workplace injuries is the poultry processing industry. So, a poultry worker’s life can be greatly impacted when they are subjected to an accident at work. Given this, what workers’ comp benefits they could have access to can be a significant issue for hurt poultry workers.

Protecting oneself when working out in the summer heat

What sorts of safety concerns are present at construction sites can be influenced by many things. This includes what time of year it is. Each season can bring its own particular workplace safety risks for construction workers who work outdoors.

U.S. sees increase in fatal construction falls

Construction work can carry dangers with it. As we discussed in a prior post, construction sees a particularly high level of workplace fatalities. A recent Center for Construction Research and Training report indicates that, in recent years, one type of fatal construction accident has especially been on the rise: fatal falls.

Workplace violence prevention important at companies big and small

Workplace violence could strike in any type of company, big or small. So, one would hope businesses of all sizes would take appropriate measures when it comes to workplace violence prevention. This includes making sure their prevention measures are effective.

Abrasive blasting and hearing loss risk

Hearing loss is among the many types of harms a worker could be exposed to in the workplace. The implications of workplace hearing loss on a worker’s life can be considerable. So, when a worker’s hearing is harmed on-the-job, they can be facing all kinds of challenges.

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