In the state of California, all employers are legally obliged to ensure that their employees have a safe and healthy work environment. The rule is based on the California Occupational and Health Act of 1973 and it also includes the necessity of effective IIP or Injury and Illness Prevention plans. These regulations are applicable to almost all employers in the state…Continue
Posted on July 11, 2018 at 11:00am
Ionizing radiation can have a permanent impact on our bodies on an atomic level and can literally change our DNA. When this radiation comes in contact with cells, any of the following may happen:
Posted on June 26, 2018 at 6:12am
A number of line workers fail to return home each year. They say goodbye to their loved ones only to lose their lives working on or near power lines.
At any given time, these workers are exposed to occupational hazards that can either leave them with paralyzing injuries or prove fatal. According to OSHA, some of these hazards include:
Posted on June 25, 2018 at 6:03am
Workers who maintain or install communication towers have to climb towers with the aid of ladders and other support structures. Their workplace is about 100 feet in the air in excess of 2000 feet and they have to work in all weather conditions.
Needless to say, workers who work on communication towers are constantly exposed to a number of hazards. Some of the common ones include:
Posted on June 20, 2018 at 4:45am