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Workplace Accidents Archives

Man suffers work injury related to gas fire

Any kind of work involving gas can be particularly dangerous. The very nature of working with flammable substances can lead to an increase in the chance of a work injury occurring at any time. The gasoline industry in California and other states is highly regulated as a means of ensuring worker safety and ensuring that proper training and safety measures are upheld. Despite those assurances and regulations, accidents can still occur and any work injury can be very disastrous.

Worker injured on the job while building grocery store

The erection of major stores and grocery store chains can entail a lot of hard work and include a great number of workers to complete the tasks. Most every construction worker in California is highly trained as to the skills needed to perform the job and the safety regulations that may keep them safe and also keep their co-workers safe. However, despite the training and safety precautions, accidents may still occur, and workers may need help after being injured on the job.

California workers injured on the job by huge beams

Working on any kind of construction site can be inherently dangerous, despite safety protocol or equipment found at job sites. When it comes to overpasses and night work, there can be an increased risk of being injured on the job due to the nature of the job and the type of equipment around. A recent California job accident resulted in two workers being injured after large steel beams fell from an overpass.

Workers injured on the job in California after explosion

Workplace accidents are always hoped to be avoided, but unfortunately, a sudden incident can take place at a moment's notice. It is true that with the proper safety equipment and precautions in place the likelihood of an accident decreases. However, unforeseeable circumstances can sometimes arise that lead to a situation in which an employee becomes injured on the job.

Carnival workers injured on the job

This is the time of year when throngs of visitors flock to carnivals, amusement parks and fairs. At these events, there are often thrilling and exciting rides. Those rides are subject to local, state and federal safety codes and guidelines to ensure their safe operation. While the rides may be deemed safe for visitors and thrill-seekers, there may still be the opportunity for those who work on and assemble the rides to become injured on the job. Anyone in California who works with amusement equipment may be interested in a recent accident.

Two suffer a work injury at the same California work site

Any kind of construction site can become dangerous given the nature of the work and the type of equipment used. While workers are highly trained and machinery is regulated, human error or mechanical issues can still occur, leading to the possibility of a work injury on any site. On one particular California work site, two workers were injured in the same day but in separate incidents.

California construction workers suffer unusual work injury

Whenever construction workers show up to the job site, there may be an initial inspection of the premises. Typically, any worries about a work injury or mishap relate to equipment or on-the-job safety issues. However, despite the typical injuries someone may envision being related to a construction site, any job place and any job site can be the scene of violence. Recently, two California construction site workers found themselves dealing with an armed man on their site.

California construction site work injury proves to be fatal

Working on different locations doing construction work can entail being exposed to dangerous situations. One California worker recently suffered a fatal work injury on a construction site at a rental car company. The site was near the San Diego International Airport.

California explosion results in worker fatally injured on the job

Working in certain industries can entail a great deal of danger. However, most workers are supposed to be properly trained when they work in a high danger industry or around dangerous materials. Still, accidents happen. One such incident in California recently shows how someone can become injured on the job or worse when they work around tanker trucks.

3 California construction workers injured on the job

Working construction in any capacity alongside a busy roadway can be a dangerous endeavor. Whenever cars or trucks are buzzing by as work takes place, there is a greater risk of injury or worse for those workers. A recent incident along a Sacramento California freeway resulted in three workers being injured on the job.

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