The transportation and warehousing industry employs 6.1 million people. It also poses many hazards, such as distracted driving and dangerous weather. The transportation and warehousing industry is an integral part of the country's economy, … [Read more...] about 4 Common Transportation Industry Hazards
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Top 4 Summer Hazards for St. Louis Construction Workers
Construction workers face summer hazards such as heat stroke, dehydration, sun exposure, and excessive fatigue. Here's how to stay safe. Construction workers are among the most at-risk for work-related injuries and illnesses. Summer is an … [Read more...] about Top 4 Summer Hazards for St. Louis Construction Workers
6 Things Employers Can Do to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss
Prevent hearing loss in the workplace by implementing a hearing conservation program, reducing noise, scheduling breaks, providing PPE, and openly discussing noise safety. Occupational hearing loss, as the name implies, is damage to the inner … [Read more...] about 6 Things Employers Can Do to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss
5 Common Causes of Pain and Repetitive Strain at Work
Repetitive strain injuries and posture-related injuries affect millions of US workers annually. Regular breaks and ergonomic equipment can help prevent them. Every year, a staggering 1.8 million workers in the US suffer from repetitive strain … [Read more...] about 5 Common Causes of Pain and Repetitive Strain at Work
Do Lung Problems Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?
Workers' compensation covers work-related lung problems caused by exposure to harmful substances, including occupational asthma, COPD, and silicosis. Many workers are exposed to toxic gasses and air pollutants that may compromise their lung … [Read more...] about Do Lung Problems Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?
The Changing Landscape of St. Louis Workers Compensation
Technology and remote work are creating new challenges for St. Louis workers' compensation. A workers' compensation attorney can help protect employees' rights. As the world continues to change rapidly, so does the landscape of workplace … [Read more...] about The Changing Landscape of St. Louis Workers Compensation