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Workplace Accidents Archives

Work injury with gas tank turns fatal

Any kind of work with gas or natural gas can be dangerous and lead to injuries. Because of the inherent danger of this kind of work, there are strict laws and regulations surrounding the operations of any natural gas facility in California or any other state. Despite these regulations, accidents can still happen and a work injury is possible. Recently, a work injury at a natural gas facility turned fatal.

California propane worker injured on the job recently

Any kind of work involving the handling, processing or delivery of gas and propane can be particularly dangerous as these are hazardous substances that must be handled with care. Any worker in the propane industry is highly trained about safety precautions for their own personal safety as well as that of the public. Yet, despite the training and regulations that abound the industry, accidents still occur and lead to workers being injured on the job. This was the case recently in California.

California city worker fatally injured on the job

Any kind of work for a town, district or city can entail a number of responsibilities and job duties. It isn't uncommon for California city crew workers to be around heavy machinery or vehicles, which can all be potentially dangerous to work around. Recently in San Francisco, a city worker was fatally injured on the job as he was struck by a garbage truck.

California power worker injured on the job

Electricity can be extremely dangerous, especially for those who have to work with it in any capacity. Individuals who work with the power company are highly trained to work with electricity in all forms, yet it is still possible for a power company worker to be injured on the job. Just recently in California, a power worker was shocked and injured as a result.

California man injured on the job when sign falls

Any work or job involving the handling of gasoline or other explosive gases can be dangerous and worrisome, as there is a possibility of an accident. However, there are other dangers that can end up leading to incidents on the job aside from the dangers of gas. Recently in California, a man was injured on the job by a falling sign.

Postal worker injured on the job by weather event

Most every job has safety regulations and procedures to keep workers safe. Yet, there are some dangers that simply can’t be avoided. Weather is one of those dangers that can’t be predicted or controlled. Recently, a postal worker was injured on the job by a lighting strike. Anyone in California who may be exposed to the weather or in a vehicle when a storm is brewing while they are working may want to learn more about what happened.

Man working on wind turbine suffers work injury

Any kind of construction or repair work that requires being high off the ground is inherently dangerous. In California, wind turbines for energy are extremely high and can be treacherous to repair or work on. One worker who was using a crane to work on a wind turbine suffered a work injury after a malfunction.

California worker suffers fatal work injury, other hospitalized

Construction work in general can be hazardous and lead to serious injuries. During the summer months, any construction needed at high schools in California may typically be conducted at this time so as to be completed before students return to school. Two construction workers at a California high school were recently involved in an incident that led to a work injury for both, including a fatal injury for one.

Worker injured on the job at California site

Any kind of work in the construction industry can be particularly risky. However, when there is a job site or specific project that requires construction workers to be on the scene at night, there may be an increased chance of a worker being injured on the job. Recently in California, a worker was injured on the job as he worked along the road at night.

Chemical spill leads to an injured worker

Some industries are simply more dangerous than others. Any industry or job that requires the use of or transportation of chemicals can be wrought with dangers. However, despite these dangers, California and other states work hard to abide by strict safety standards and regulations to minimize the incidence of injuries. Yet, even with safety regulations in place, a work injury can occur and lead to an injured worker in need of help.

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