April 2019

Ladder Fall Victim Can’t Prove Employer Was Negligent

A driver delivering a heavy truck to a truck dealer fell off the 8-foot stepladder the dealer gave him to use while at the site. Workers’ comp bans injured workers from sui

Maid on Last Chance Gets to Keep Her Job Despite Alcohol Violation

A housekeeper for a ritzy hotel was caught with alcohol in her lemonade bottle at work 10 months after signing a last chance agreement promising not to drink before shifts. T

head injury

Head Injuries

Mild head injuries suffered in football and soccer games aren't good for your mental abilities. Two recent studies indicate impaired mental function among amateur playe

long trips

Trips Bad for Babies

Long car trips can be bad for newborns, says a recent medical study published in the United States. After spending less than an hour in a car seat, oxygen levels of new

Handle With Care

Handle With Care

PROTECT YOURSELF  Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required when handling hazardous materials. Consult the material safety data sheet (MSDS) for information on

lighting

Light Up Your Work Life

Reflected, natural, direct or indirect—lighting can affect your job performance. You may not give lighting a lot of thought when you are working because light is so inte

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