May 2018 Blogs

Work-related head and brain injuries can end your career

Some of the best paying jobs are also the most dangerous. Many times, the reason certain jobs pay well is because they require specific skills or have an increased risk of bodily injury or even death. However, it’s important to understand that workers in any industry can sustain serious injuries. Head injuries, as well as…

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Youth workers vulnerable to workplace injuries at summer jobs

Summer in California brings a lot of youth workers to various industries, one of them being agriculture. However, the workplace safety burden is on the employer because many young workers believe they are invincible, and the last things they likely worry about are potential workplace injuries. Considering that they are typically not well trained for…

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Yes, undocumented workers can still receive workers’ compensation

There are countless reasons why people may find themselves working in the United States without adequate documentation. Perhaps they came to visit family and then ended up staying to make a better future. Maybe they belong to an ethnic group or religion facing persecution in their country of origin. Whatever the cause of their undocumented…

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Stand-down aims to limit workplace injuries and deaths from falls

The construction industry holds a week of stand-down action nationwide — including in California — at this time every year. Between May 7 and 11 this year, large and small companies — not limited to construction — will once again spend the time to make a concerted effort to prevent falls that lead to many…

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