When you work in construction, there can be many potential hazards at your worksite. For one, there can be a range of harmful substances at construction sites. Some sites may have lead present. Construction is one of the fields where it is still not uncommon for workers to be working around lead.
If your job involves working with machines or working in an environment with lots of machines, you could face some unique safety risks. One class of workplace dangers that can arise in connection to machines are pinch points.
Injuries on the job can dramatically inhibit the flow of finances you depend on each month. Thankfully, state workers compensation laws protect what you are entitled to. If you do not know these laws, you are vulnerable to unfair treatment after a work-related accident.
As snow and ice continues to accumulate on the ground, there’s a heightened risk for slip and fall injuries. These accidents can not only be painful, but also quite costly should you find yourself besieged with medical bills.