Posts tagged "Types of Work-Related Injuries"

Man dies following work-related accident involving branch

While many people in California can readily list several occupations that may be risky, there are multiple others that are overlooked. For example, workers who are required to cut trees are often at great risk of injury while they use heavy, potentially dangerous machinery at great heights. Unfortunately, such a worker in another state recently lost his life in a work-related accident.

Compensation for work-related repetitive motion injuries

All occupations hold the potential of risk to workers. When most people think of work-related injuries, however, the first thing that comes to mind are often single accidents that occur and cause obvious physical harm, such as a broken leg. While these types of injuries are concerning and create financial complications, there are some repetitive motion injuries suffered at work that may be more insidious. Though victims in California are likely entitled to workers' compensation insurance benefits, many have difficulty getting their claim improved.

Wildfire smoke can cause work-related injuries

The typical summertime wildfires in California are particularly severe this year. However, it is not only the wildfire fighters who are at risk of smoke inhalation and other fire-related injuries and illnesses. Workers in the affected areas face similar risks. When smoke gets airborne, it can travel far beyond the fire zone. Fires consume all kinds of chemicals, and the smoke contains dangerous gases and toxic particles.

June designated to raise awareness of trench collapse prevention

Construction can often be a lengthy, complicated process. Though there may be a desire to reduce costs and save time, doing so can often have tragic consequences for construction workers in California and across the country. For example, efforts to do so -- along with other factors -- could result in a trench collapse.

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in industrial accident

Most workers in California and across the country report to work each day, committed to fulfilling their job obligations to the best of their abilities. While doing so they also work to protect their personal safety. Unfortunately, however, even the most safety conscious workers can find themselves the victims of an industrial accident.

OSHA to investigate fatal industrial accident

While many people in California and across the country would likely report feeling safe in their work environment, there are many hazards that they face. In fact, even the most safety-conscious workers can find themselves the victims of an industrial accident. In fact, reports indicate that a man was recently killed in an accident at a lumber company in another state.

Man dies as part of fall related to industrial accident

Many workers in California and across the country are very experienced at the jobs that they perform. They are often tasks that they have performed repeatedly, and they become almost second nature for them. Despite this skill and experience, however, they still face risks in the workplace. In fact, a man in another state recently lost his life in an industrial accident in another state.

Helping California responders who suffer work-related injuries

All workers in California face risks when they report to work. However, first responders and peace officers face a variety of different hazards everyday that could ultimately result in serious harm. Often, they suffer work-related injuries due to the nature of their job requirements. The Law Offices of Antony E. Gluck, PC are here to help these workers seek fair compensation as they work to recover from the injuries.

Family has questions after fatal work accident

The worse nightmare of a California parent is the loss of a child, regardless of that child's age. This loss is often compounded when it is preventable, especially when it is difficult to get answers about what happened. Unfortunately, a mother in another state is claiming that the family was not notified after a woman suffered what proved to be fatal injuries in a work accident.

Workplace accident results in fatality

Every occupation holds some degree of danger to employees, but the exact type of risks these workers face depends upon the specific job site and individual job responsibilities. Unfortunately, even the safest workers in California and across the country cannot always prevent a workplace accident from occurring. In fact, reports indicate that a worker in another state recently lost his life in a work-related explosion.

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