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August 2018 Blogs

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Cal/OSHA aims to reduce workplace injuries from falls

The number of injuries that follow falls in the workplace remains a concern nationwide. However, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has established more stringent safety rules than other states to address the prevalence of falls from heights. These state-specific requirements aim to implement measures in all workplaces to combat slip, trip and…

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Your employer should help you, not punish you, after an injury

After a work injury, you should receive medical benefits that cover all the costs of your injury with no co-pay or deductible. If your injury keeps you from working for a significant amount of time, you should also receive temporary disability benefits. Those will replace a portion of your paycheck. Fear of retaliation is a…

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Doing the same task at work all day could lead to serious injury

When people think of workplace injuries, they commonly imagine catastrophic accidents. While it is true that anticipated events at work, such as malfunctioning machinery or a backfiring tool, can lead to severe injuries, sometimes workers end up hurt without any major triggering event. In fact, some of the most debilitating and painful work-related injuries don’t…

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Workplace accidents could be caused by third parties

Construction workers in California face so many hazards that they might not always take the necessary precautions. Some incidents that cause occupational injuries might not even be considered as potential risks. This often applies to cases in which workplace accidents are caused by third parties with no links to the same employer. An emergency was…

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