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April 2015 Archives

Landscaper suffers workplace injury when crushed between trucks

California workers in all industries have to be observant of dangerous conditions at all times. Workers' injuries are not restricted to industries such as construction work and industrial plants, and company owners are responsible for preventing on-the-job accidents by addressing known hazards. An employee of a company that does landscaping suffered a severe workplace injury in the driveway of a residential home in Santa Rosa on a recent Tuesday morning.

8,000-pound concrete pipe crushes worker in accident on the job

California construction workers face a variety of life-threatening risks every day. Owners of construction companies have enormous responsibilities in having to protect their employees against injuries -- or worse -- that may result from any one of many safety hazards in the workplace. The recent death of a construction worker in an accident on the job traumatized not only his colleagues and family, but also passing motorists who could see the tragedy happen from the road.

Cal/OSHA addresses workplace accidents in roofing industry

The California Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a campaign to underscore the importance of compliance with safety regulations in the roofing industry. Cal/OSHA reported that 126 of the investigations into workplace accidents from 2012 through 2014 involved roofing operations. The fact that safety violations caused 75 percent of those accidents is of great concern.

Work-related illness: Cal/OSHA warns about risks of summer heat

In anticipation of the approaching summer, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged employers to prepare their outdoor workers for the expected high temperatures. The National Climatic Data Center reported California temperatures in 2014 that exceeded all others since 1895, and, based on measured temperatures over the past two months, this summer will be no different. All workers will be affected by high temperatures, and everyone needs to be aware of the dangers in order to avoid a work-related illness.

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