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February 2014 Archives

Work injury may not be seen, but still troublesome EPA says

California is known for its agriculture industries. Many local farms and agricultural work places use pesticides and other chemicals that can pose both seen and hidden dangers. State legislators are hoping to bring attention to the risk of work injury by pesticide and chemicals as the federal government proposes legislation to remove warnings that were once required to be posted.

California worker injured on the job when crane goes awry

Construction work is notoriously dangerous, hence the strict codes and regulations when construction work is being done anywhere. In California, there are strict rules and training mandates in place to protect workers. Despite those protections, there are times when a worker is injured on the job, even when that worker has apparently done nothing wrong.

Woman suffers work injury at California distribution center

Busy distribution centers that package and send out countless items can be dangerous places to work, especially because of the heavy equipment involved. A relatively new Amazon facility in California was the site of a recent work injury incident. The facility in question has only been operational for just over a year.

Cell tower is site of fatal work injury

Any kind of work that involves climbing to great heights can potentially be dangerous regardless of safety measures or amount of training. Cell phone towers are a common sight in California and everywhere, as the need arises for more and more towers to accommodate demand. Recently, a cell phone tower became the scene of a fatal work injury incident.

3 suffer work injury in California, investigation ensues

The majority of the time, any kind of construction work, both commercial and residential, goes off without a hitch. Most every California company adheres to strict safety codes and standards, along with training for those on the job. There are other times when safety codes or standards are not followed through with, and workers can find themselves in danger. Recently, three construction workers each suffered a serious work injury, leading to an investigation and troubling questions about the company.

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