New rules may limit workplace injuries for housekeepers

Six years after representatives of hotel workers asked the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to create new regulatory standards for the on-the-job hazards that housekeepers in hotels face, their efforts paid off. On March 9, the Office of Administrative Law approved the ergonomic standard that will protect housekeepers from workplace injuries. The California Division…

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California man loses both legs in preventable workplace accident

Have you ever dropped something important down the drain of your kitchen sink and were hesitant about sticking your hand in to retrieve it? Most kitchen sinks are connected to a garbage disposal, and the idea of accidentally mangling your hand is a gruesome thought. Because of the risks, it is imperative to unplug the…

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Recognize negligence at school: Childhood safety

On behalf of Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C. posted in blog on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Your child came home with a broken wrist in the early school year and a broken arm later in the fall. Now, only a few months later, your child ended up in the hospital with a broken ankle.The incidents…

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