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January 2020 Archives

Workplace injuries cause death of 33-year-old farm laborer

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has launched an investigation into an incident that claimed the life of a worker in Sanger. Reportedly, officials from the sheriff's office were called to the property of a packing company at approximately 11 a.m. on a recent Friday. The employee who suffered fatal workplace injuries was 33 years old, and she was in her second year of working at the packing plant.

Grandmother of 5 suffers fatal workplace injuries

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating an incident that claimed the life of a 54-year-old employee of a recycling company. The woman died earlier this month after working for the company for more than 16 years. The workplace injuries that led to her death were caused when a skip loader struck her.

California man suffers fatal workplace injuries during demolition

Regardless of the amount of experience a particular employee has, it may not be enough to keep him or her safe from an on-the-job accident. Many of the tasks completed by employees of California companies come with significant risks. When something goes wrong, fatal workplace injuries can occur.

Preventing road construction workers accidents

Every California resident deserves a safe work environment and most employers strive to provide one. The problem is that despite every effort, keeping employees in some industries safe is a constant battle. For instance, preventing road construction workers accidents within the confines of the job site is often easier than protecting workers from motorists on the roadways on which they work.

As a construction worker, your own precautions might be crucial

Construction sites across California are typical scenes of dynamic and diversified activities. With multiple workers, all with different skills, rushing to get their tasks done, safety risks often go unnoticed. Regardless of whether you work on the renovation of an existing building, new construction or major repairs, you will deal with multiple safety hazards. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health holds your employer responsible for your safety and health.

Gloves alone will not prevent chemicals from entering your body

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health mandates that employers inform employees of all the known safety hazards they might encounter. They must provide safety training to teach workers how to mitigate those hazards and also provide the necessary personal protective equipment. Certain hazards, such as dangerous chemicals, have specific rules and regulations that cover safe storage, labeling and written datasheets.

Workplace injuries cause death of 30-year-old California worker

Workers in California put their lives on the line every day. The risks of suffering workplace injuries are ever-present, and some are severe enough to cause death. An employee of a dredging company in California recently lost his life in such an accident.

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