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September 2019 Archives

OSHA list of biggest workplace safety issues for 2019 revealed

Workplace safety is a primary concern for workers in California regardless of the type of work they do. Injuries can happen in any kind of employment, but there are certain jobs that come with greater risk for an accident on the job. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is responsible for ensuring employers comply with the requirements to maintain a safe workplace. If the employers fail to do so, citations can be issued.

EMTs and paramedics at significant risks of assault

Considerable concern exists about the increasing level of workplace hazards that paramedics and EMTs in California and across the country face every day. If you work in this industry, you will likely know of the recent incident in which a patient assaulted two EMTs. The patient, who has a mental illness history, sprayed chemicals into the eyes of one EMT and stabbed the other one. This gave rise to a call by emergency response workers for safer workplaces.

Newly passed bill could get workers' compensation for gig workers

In California, there has been an ongoing debate as to how independent contractors - also called "gig" workers - should be treated when it comes to workplace benefits, such as the right to be paid a minimum wage, overtime and workers' compensation benefits. Since gig work has become so prominent, many workers are unprotected if they are injured on the job or face other workplace issues. As the dispute approaches its conclusion, those who are in this category should be cognizant of their current rights and what their rights could be in the future.

What is the law for medical exams with workers' compensation?

Injured workers in California have a lot to think about. That includes the injury or condition from which they suffer, the medical care they need, what will happen with their job, how they will make ends meet and much more. Workers' compensation benefits are in place to help these individuals. However, the law for workers' compensation benefits can often be confusing. The basics are frequently problematic and it is wise to understand what the law says about these issues. That includes medical examinations. Following the law is a critical factor in workers' compensation cases.

Fatal construction accident claims life of Disney worker

Construction workers in California are cognizant of the risks they take every time they work on a project. Because they are oftentimes using heavy equipment and large tools, and must trust fellow workers, they need to make certain they and their employers use the required safety procedures. There is much that can go wrong. People can be injured and even lose their lives in a fatal construction accident. When there is a worker death during a construction job, it will cause serious implications to the worker's family.

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