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July 2020 Blogs

Workplace injuries include high rate of carpal tunnel syndrome

Workplace injuries include high rate of carpal tunnel syndrome

Authorities in California expressed their concern over the number of workers in the state who are victims of carpal tunnel syndrome. The California Department of Public Health says over 139,000 such cases were reported in the seven years from 2007 to 2014. Ligaments and bones form a rigid tunnel through which tendons and nerves run…

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Pregnancy discrimination could hurt or even end your career

Pregnancy discrimination could hurt or even end your career

Thanks to years of pioneering efforts by brave women and legal changes at the state and federal levels, it is now possible for female workers to accomplish more than ever before. Employers can no longer consider gender as a factor when determining whom they hire. The same is also true for consideration relating to promotions,…

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How often do UPS trucks crash?

How often do UPS trucks crash?

Do you ever feel like you see an incredible number of package delivery trucks on the road – particularly during the holiday season? You’re not wrong. UPS alone has around 119,000 vehicles. That’s an average of 2,380 trucks per state — though they are, of course, not spread out evenly. Now add that number to…

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California man loses both legs in preventable workplace accident

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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