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2018 Blogs

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Near-miss reporting might limit workplace accidents

Not all employers in California recognize the importance of near-miss reporting. Near-misses are those incidents that could have resulted in serious workplace accidents but did not. Some see them as valuable wake-up calls to hazards that might have tragic consequences the next time they happen. It provides the opportunity to establish preventative measures to make…

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Injuries add up: How brain injuries accumulate

When you get into a car crash or hit your head playing sports, one unfortunate result may be a brain injury. Even minor concussions that result in only minor headaches and disorientation may turn out to be more seriously as time progresses. More serious brain injuries may cause permanent symptoms. We’ve all hit our heads…

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Workplace injuries at Kanye West’s plant bring $45,000 fine

Following an incident in March, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health launched an investigation of which the outcome led to the proposal of a substantial fine. The business is the design studio of Adidas America Inc. with which Kanye West is affiliated. Cal/OSHA determined that the company failed to protect workers at the…

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Complex and accumulated trauma: A threat to victims

When you get hurt, you know what the injury is and how it affects you. You may go through physical therapy or have surgery to repair the damage to your body. While that may help you heal, there is no guarantee that the injury you suffered won’t come back to haunt you later. Many injuries…

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