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Group works to decrease work injury incidents in California

The majority of workers and employers in any given industry follow set safety standards, abide by training and generally work to secure a safe working environment for every single person in a given facility. However, despite every effort most California businesses make to prevent any kind of work injury incidents, work injuries can still happen. To further help businesses keep those numbers down and keep workers safe, several groups have banded together to put forth comprehensive training for small businesses across the state.

California worker cited after worker fatally injured on the job

Any time that a fatal work accident occurs, there is typically an investigation into what went wrong. These investigations have the purpose of both pinpointing any culpability and also helping companies strive to prevent any such accidents from happening again. After one recent investigation in California, the company is facing citations related to an incident where one worker was fatally injured on the job.

California worker fatally injured on the job

Construction work on any kind of major project can be particularly dangerous for everyone involved. Large-scale projects that take months or even years to complete can be the site of more than one incident of someone being injured on the job. Just recently in California, a worker at the site of a new stadium fell victim to a fatal work injury.

California construction worker fatally injured on the job

Working construction along the road can be a particularly dangerous field for anyone whether they are just starting out of have been in the industry for years. Someone on a road crew is essentially at the mercy of the drivers who pass by them. In California, a young construction worker was fatally injured on the job while working alongside the road.

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