Disabled workers have the right to some employer accommodations

Just because someone has a disability does not mean that they are incapable of performing skilled jobs. In fact, many workers with physical disabilities work hard to educate themselves as a means of offsetting the difficulties caused by a disability. Unfortunately, some employers can’t see past the physical trappings of a disability to the potential…

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The time is right for fulfillment center workplace injuries

Very soon e-commerce fulfillment centers in California will be hives of activity with incoming stock to be ready for the demands of seasonal shoppers. Risks of workplace injuries will be higher throughout this time because it will not be long before product picking, shipping and constant replenishment of stock will take place. The fact that…

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Spinal cord injuries you suffer at work could end your career

The human spine is critical for your brain’s ability to communicate with the rest of your body. Your spinal cord transmits electrical impulses from your brain to your nerves and muscles, allowing you to move and maintain motor control over your body. When the spinal cord gets damaged, it can have a long-term impact on…

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Workplace injuries: Refinishing baths can be deadly

Employers in California are responsible for the health and safety of their employees. They must inform workers of the hazards posed by their jobs, and teach them how to protect themselves from suffering workplace injuries. Safety authorities note that exposure to methylene chloride kills workers each year. It is a dangerous chemical substance used for…

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