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Tower Worker Hazards

January 20, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have both expressed concern over the risks posed to workers in the communication tower industry, namely fall hazards, potential structural collapse, and struck-by hazards. If you were injured in a rooftop accident, you may be eligible for benefits, including payment for medical…

Robots Could Make Work Harder for Employees

January 17, 2020

The rise of e-commerce has led to the development of technology designed to boost productivity and enhance worker safety. However, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois, there are also some drawbacks to the emerging technology. Although artificial intelligence (AI) may not leave warehouse workers jobless, it could make their…

How Can I Prevent Workplace Accidents?

January 15, 2020

Workplace accidents take place everyday and can leave employees out of work with serious injuries. Although common, there are ways to prevent injuries in the workplace. There is no way to eliminate the possibility of being injured on the job. However, there are certain things that can be done to lower your risk: Identify potential…

Working in Cold Conditions

January 10, 2020

Those who work in cold environments may be at risk of hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot, and other conditions caused by cold stress. As the winter season approaches, workers should be aware of the risk factors associated with cold conditions and the ways in which they can protect themselves from the weather. Use Caution in Extreme…

Exoskeletons

January 6, 2020

Exoskeleton use in the workplace is expected to increase at a faster rate. Although the effects this technology has on workers is still unclear, there are currently over 1,000 exoskeleton units in use at job locations around the world. With the increase in the use of this technology, more insurance companies are getting involved to…