Work accidents change lives in a split second, particularly if the outcome involves a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A sudden bump or jolt impacts normal brain functions. Ranging from moderate to severe, TBIs can take various forms and range from a concussion to an intracranial hematoma.
New Jersey and Pennsylvania residents know that everyone needs to work because bills never stop rolling in. However, what do you do after you hurt yourself at work? Do you work through the pain to ensure you have a paycheck at the end of the month?
When most people think about brutal winters, they think about Alaska, Minnesota or Wisconsin as the kings of the snowy season. However, east coast residents know how brutally cold the east coast gets, especially as we head into January.
Since 1955, Walt Disney World is well known by its slogan, “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Tourists worldwide have flocked to Orlando to visit the famed resort to experience the feeling promised by the famed tagline. Combined with employees and vendors, the population within the park can reach a quarter-million.
It can be demanding to work in the food and beverage service industry. Your body is often the pushcart for all types of duties to make everyone in the back and front of the house happy. Not only do restaurant workers exert energy for long hours, but it is often fast-paced and overall exhausting at the end of each day.
How drivers act in work zones greatly impacts the safety of road construction workers. Workers can suffer major injuries if they are struck by drivers who are speeding or engaging in other unsafe conduct, and these sustained injuries could change a construction worker's life in fundamental and far-reaching ways.
Summer weather can pose safety challenges for outdoor workers. Not only are there risks presented by high temperatures, but summer can bring some severe storms. Such storms can be unpredictable, and they have the potential to inflict serious injuries on outdoor workers.