Even if you survive an on-the-job injury, it can change your life forever. If you pass away, it is your family that feels the impact for years to come. Despite the way that workplaces have generally gotten safer in the last 100 years, recent years have seen an uptick in accidents, and it is important for workers to know the risks.
A worker at Aardvark Clay & Supplies, Inc. passed away in a tragic accident when he was entangled in a pug mill, which is a clay manufacturing machine. In the wake of the accident, Cal/OSHA recently decided to fine the company in excess of $250,000.
Driving a bus may be a simple and easy job at times, but it can also be stressful and dangerous. Just because you sit most of the time does not mean you do not deal with workplace hazards. Approximately 5,780 local, state and intercity bus drivers got hurt while working in 2013.