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
Is There a Connection Between Hot Weather and Workplace Injuries?
Working in hot weather can make existing health conditions worse, impair a worker's judgment, and lead to dehydration. Understandably, many people love summertime. The weather is warm, the sun is out, and an overall sense of happiness is in the … [Read more...] about Is There a Connection Between Hot Weather and Workplace Injuries?
Heat Exhaustion at Work – How a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Can Help
Those who work in construction, landscaping, manufacturing, bakeries, agriculture, and mail delivery are at serious risk of heat exhaustion during the summer months. We don’t have to tell you — Missouri summers are long and hot. While typically … [Read more...] about Heat Exhaustion at Work – How a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Can Help
When it’s Too Hot to Work – Can You Collect Benefits for Heat Stroke?
Heat stroke occurs when the body cannot control its temperature. It can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not given. Summers in Missouri are no joke. Though the state is known for its rapid changes in temperatures, … [Read more...] about When it’s Too Hot to Work – Can You Collect Benefits for Heat Stroke?