Making the Most out of Your Workers' Comp Claim

Laws that aim to protect workers are there because states recognize the imbalance of power between the worker and the company. Without protective laws, it’s very easy for companies to persuade workers to settle for less than what they deserve. Unfortunately, this can still happen when the worker is forced …

Hazards that Pipe Fitters Encounter on the Job

The tasks of pipe fitters are to set up the pipes that are used for various purposes, such as heating, cooling, lubricating and processing systems. They are trained in the skills of threading and hammering pipes, altering their sizes and securing them to walls and tanks. They are also knowledgeable …

Workplace Injury Compensation for a Mechanic

Mechanics have an already tough job as it is. To begin with, it’s physically demanding work that requires them to crawl underneath cars, work with heavy equipment, and use dangerous power tools. With all these things, it can be said that mechanical work is indeed rife with occupational hazards. However, …

Facts about Asbestos Exposure in the Workplace

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, there are about 1.3 million people in the US who go to work in a place where they’re constantly exposed to large volumes of asbestos every day. And, as studies have proven, there’s a link between prolonged exposure of asbestos to serious, …

What are the 25 Most Dangerous Occupations?

All kinds of occupations have their hazards, but some are more dangerous than others. For example, construction sites pose several hazards to employees due to heavy machinery and heights. However, some jobs that may not seem dangerous, like taxi driver, can still be dangerous due to the risk of an accident. Here …