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August 2013 Archives

Investigation underway in California work injury and death

Any kind of construction work can be particularly dangerous. However, it can also be difficult to tell if someone has died as a result of a work injury or if they have an underlying health issue that has caused their death. For one California worker, it may actually be a combination of both that has led to his passing while on the job.

California border worker suffers work injury

Many jobs require driving company or government vehicles. Employees are typically highly trained and the state of the vehicles is definitely kept track of to ensure the safety of both workers who have to drive employer or government vehicles and for the safety of the general public. However, regardless of safety measures and practices, California workers driving a government vehicle can still suffer a work injury.

California work injury hurts man cutting trees

Any time that someone is working outdoors, especially in the construction industry, there may be room for an accident to occur. Trees in particular are an especially dangerous obstacle for many California construction workers. In fact, a construction worker in California recently suffered a work injury related to a falling tree.

Work injury prevention may help California workers

While many accidents and injuries may be unavoidable in the workplace, there are certain things employers and employees can do to minimize the incidents of injuries. Any kind of work injury, minor and major, can alter the workplace and cost employees and employers financially. A work injury can also prevent some from continuing to do a job they may love. A recent article describes some tips to help California employees prevent a work injury that could alter their ability to work or affect their quality of life later on.

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