For many Americans, the idea of a “bad day at work” might be something along the lines of having to deal with difficult customers, getting reprimanded by their supervisor, or getting stuck in traffic on their way to or from the office. In most occupations, the idea of getting injured at work is usually far […]
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Each year, thousands of individuals are killed and millions more are injured on the job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that there was a total of 5,250 work-related fatalities in 2018, up 2% from the previous year. And the fatal injury rate in the U.S. is currently 3.5 deaths for every 100,000 full-time […]
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When an individual goes in to see a health professional, they have the right to expect competent care. The average layperson relies heavily on medical professionals to accurately diagnose what is wrong with them, and to prescribe the proper medicine and treatments to help them recover. We put a lot of faith in what our […]
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During the fall and winter months when the days get shorter, the possibility of sun glare while driving greatly increases. We have all experienced it from time to time; you are driving to or from work and everything is fine – until a blast of blinding bright sunlight pierces through your windshield. Suddenly, you can […]
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Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment for all of their employees. Individuals spend a large percentage of their lives at work earning a paycheck and putting food on their table, and while they are there, workers deserve to have an environment where they feel safe and secure. Unfortunately, many employers fail […]
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There has been a disturbing number of coal mining deaths in West Virginia and throughout Appalachia during the past few years. Workers have been killed in machinery and equipment accidents, roof falls and rib rolls, explosions, slips and falls, electrical accidents, and many others. There have been multiple recent incidents of electrocutions in coal mines, […]
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Workers’ compensation is a system that is set up to protect workers who sustain an injury or illness that is related to their job. In West Virginia, nearly all employers are required to maintain workers’ comp coverage for their employees. There are some exceptions; such as casual employers with fewer than three employees, agricultural employers […]
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The timber industry is vital to the American economy, and everyone depends on the products that come from timber to function in the modern world. But behind this industry is a group of some of the bravest men and women in our entire workforce. Logging is consistently listed as one of the most dangerous jobs […]
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Large commercial trucks are among the most dangerous vehicles on the road. An 18-wheeler that is fully loaded typically weighs upwards of 80,000 pounds or more, making it far more difficult for the driver to make narrow turns and slow down to deal with adverse conditions. And when a semi-truck is involved in an accident, […]
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Being a power lineman is listed as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in America. There are approximately 21 lineman deaths per 100,000 workers. This puts electrical power line installers and repairers at #9 on the top 10 workplace fatality rate list, right behind farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers. Doing electrical work […]
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