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December 2016 Archives

Construction workers' accidents caused by code violations

The California Division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires many safety codes and regulations to be in place at work sites for the protection of workers. OSHA is well aware that construction workers' accidents can cause severe injuries and, in some instances, may be fatal when safety codes are not followed. A 52-year-old man is facing personal regrets and legal consequences for his involvement in a 2014 construction site accident.

When good holiday parties at work take a turn for the worse

It started off as a fun evening. The boss had picked a beautiful venue, it was an open bar, and you were all set to receive your end-of-the-year cash bonus. Everything was great until you tripped over that bit of loose carpet and broke your ankle while overseeing the White Elephant gift exchange.

Industrial workers' accidents in California can be fatal

The state of California requires all employers to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage to protect anyone that may be injured on a job regardless of the level of the risk on the work site. Some job sites naturally entail more potential risk to employees than others. Construction and industrial jobs are some of the more dangerous jobs that exist. Industrial workers' accidents have the potential to cause serious injuries. Sadly, a man recently died from injuries suffered while working on a Cirque due Soleil show.

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