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August 2021 Blogs

Workplace stress could lead to a heart attack or stroke

Workplace stress could lead to a heart attack or stroke

Worries about workplace safety often focus too heavily on the potential for a traumatic injury. After all, dramatic workplace accidents are much more likely to receive media attention and result in an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) than silent and less dramatic medical events that only impact one employee. After all,…

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Near-miss reporting might limit workplace accidents

Near-miss reporting might limit workplace accidents

Not all employers in California recognize the importance of near-miss reporting. Near-misses are those incidents that could have resulted in serious workplace accidents but did not. Some see them as valuable wake-up calls to hazards that might have tragic consequences the next time they happen. It provides the opportunity to establish preventative measures to make…

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Complex and accumulated trauma: A threat to victims

Complex and accumulated trauma: A threat to victims

When you get hurt, you know what the injury is and how it affects you. You may go through physical therapy or have surgery to repair the damage to your body. While that may help you heal, there is no guarantee that the injury you suffered won’t come back to haunt you later. Many injuries…

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Workplace injuries: Refinishing baths can be deadly

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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