You know that second-to-the-last step on the top of a stepladder? The one with a safety sticker that says, "This is not a step." Have you ever dared to use it? Have you ever stepped on that last step in order to unscrew a hard-to-reach light bulb or paint the corner of a very high ceiling? If you have, then you may have risked your life unnecessarily.
When you think of a workers' compensation claim, you think of injuries like those suffered from falling off scaffolding, repetitive motion stress, carpal tunnel syndrome and various workplace illnesses. However, you might be surprised to know that workplace violence is one of the most common reasons cited for workplace injuries in workers' compensation claims.
No construction site is without dangers that workers encounter while performing their job duties, but sometimes a workplace will be much more dangerous than it has to be. When a construction worker is forced to complete his or her job under these kinds of conditions, there are a few things that the worker should know in order to stay safe and/or take action in the event of an injury.
There are four kinds of car safety seats for kids. Parents use these seats at different times during a child's development. Important safety laws exist that govern the use of what kinds of car seats parents need to use at different times.
Most workers in New Jersey are struggling to earn a living and put food on the table. However, some workers are doing this in very dangerous jobs that have a higher likelihood of causing them serious bodily harm and even death. The fact is certain industries are much more dangerous than others.