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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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Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C

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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Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C

Workplace accidents: Hot-wired truck caused driver’s death

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health requires all employers to take responsibility for the health and safety of their employees. All fatal workplace accidents are investigated by the safety agency to determine whether deaths resulted from noncompliance with safety regulations. The conclusions of one such an investigation were recently reported. The case involved…

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Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C

Workplace injuries: YouTube shooting underscores violence threat

According to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, employers in California must provide safe work environments that are free of known hazards. They are responsible for the health and safety of employees and they must prevent workplace injuries. However, the prevalence of violence in workplaces is raising concern because it is becoming exceedingly…

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