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Workplace injury accident awareness

Each year in Texas, many people are injured while at their jobs. Most people go to work believing that they will not be harmed while there, but injuries are quite common and can happen in a variety of different work settings. When people are injured at work, it is…

The hazards faced by health care workers

Many Texas residents would be surprised to learn that nurses incur a higher rate of on-the-job injuries each year than law enforcement officers, miners or construction workers. While the injuries suffered by nurses are rarely life-threatening, they can be painful and…

Welkding fumes contain metals and toxic gases

Welders in Texas workplaces may consider the risk of fire to be the most hazardous aspect of their jobs, but the toxic fumes produced by either pressure or fusion welding could be just as dangerous in the long term, according to information from the Occupational…

Maintaining occupational safety in Texas

While many companies focus on successful planning, hiring the right employees, and offering competitive services or goods, they should also include workplace safety as a key to success. While most business operators are required by law to carry workers’ compensation,…

The basics of workers’ compensation

Texas employees who are injured on the job may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The process, however, can be confusing for some. Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that covers employees who become sick or injured as a direct result of their…

Confronting safety issues at the workplace

With the expansion of a variety of Texas businesses, safety issues also grow and need to be addressed by both employers and their employees. Here are several ways business owners and their workers can build a safer work environment. One of the first things a business…

The costs of injuries in the workplace

Texas workers may wonder about the cost of workers’ compensation to employers versus the benefits received by people who are injured on the job. A study conducted by the National Academy of Social Insurance states that employee benefits changed between 2010 and 2014…

OSHA safety tips for tree workers

Landscape workers in Texas and around the country face many occupational hazards while they remove dead trees and trim branches from live ones. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a list of tips for staying safe while doing tree work….

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