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October 2012 Archives

California man suffers work injury, pronounced dead at the scene

Authorities are investigating the recent death of one of the employees of a California seafood company. The ultimate cause of the fatal work injury was still a mystery to investigators at the time of this writing. Officials state a final report is forthcoming. However, they point out the process of determining the details of the incident and the ultimate cause of the unfortunate death of the employee could take months to complete.

California construction workers face constant danger

Working on a California construction site can be a dangerous job. In many cases, the construction workers must work to move heavy objects, which if improperly handled, can result in them falling. This risk has resulted in many a serious injury and sometimes the death of a construction worker.

What jobs have highest fatal work injury rate in California?

It may be important for many workers to take into consideration the risk of suffering a serious injury at a potential job before they sign on with an employer. Although many jobs that have higher risks for suffering a fatal work injury offer better compensation, it may be important for California residents to consider the risk before they are lured in by the money they may earn. The Department of Labor recently identified the most dangerous jobs in the country.

California workers claim they face high risk of work injury

Many workers across the country are subject to working conditions that can be hazardous to their health. High heat, lack of air circulation, insufficient water and exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals are all issues that employers need to address in order to ensure that their workers are not subject to an increased risk of suffering a work injury. In Southern California, some workers who are employed at a Wal-mart warehouse recently walked out on their jobs to raise awareness for what they allege are dangerous working conditions.

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