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September 2013 Archives

Nurse seek regulation to avoid being injured at work

It is no secret that nursing requires a great of physical work. Because of the nature of the job, many nurses, more than most other industries, have to contend with being injured at work. In California and elsewhere, nurses are banning together to help pass regulations that can help them avoid being injured on the job; and therefore losing the ability to do a job they have trained years for and love to do.

California man suffer work injury at farm

Farm work is notoriously difficult and strenuous. It can also be very dangerous considering the type of heavy machinery farms across the country use nowadays. For a California man working on a farm outside of the state, it became very dangerous as he suffered a work injury from the equipment he was using on a farm.

Dock work leads to fatal work injury for young man

Any kind of work along the shore, such as dock work, can be particularly dangerous. The machinery, equipment and sheer size of items that need to be loaded and unloaded off of docks and ships in California and elsewhere can put any worker at risk of a work injury. Unfortunately, one dock worker in another state suffered a fatal injury while working with large pieces of steel.

Workers injured on the job, 1 injured fatally

Any kind of construction work can be particularly dangerous. However, even for residential construction projects, there are many nationally and state-wide regulations that help minimize the incidents or occurrences where someone may be injured on the job. While many California and near-by states enjoy a relatively low number of fatal or serious incidents where a worker is injured on the job, injuries and even fatalities can still occur as one recent accident proves.

California brewery worker fatally injured on the job

There has been a notable increase in small or craft breweries all across the United States. With this increase, comes an increase of incidents where workers have been injured on the job while working in this burgeoning industry. Recently in California, a worker at a small brewery suffered a fatal work injury.

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