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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits for COVID-19?

In the early months of the current pandemic, the state and the nation worked to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), closing restaurants, schools, and offices temporarily. However, for the frontline workers in hospitals, grocery stores, and other workplaces, staying home was not an option. These men and women held the front line… Read More »

Can Correctional Officers Collect Workers’ Compensation?

Correctional officers perform a dangerous, yet essential, job. Inside correctional facilities, they supervise the activities of inmates to make sure rules are obeyed, check for contraband, enforce security to prevent escape, provide rehabilitation and counseling, and oversee sanitary standards in jails and prisons. Outside of these facilities, they are responsible for escorting inmates to and… Read More »

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What is Seasonal Worker Safety?

Winter brings unique challenges for those who take temporary jobs in various industries. Many of these jobs expose seasonal employees to harsh weather and extreme temperatures. There are systems in place to protect the rights of all types of workers, whether they have been with a company for a few years or just a few… Read More »

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Safety Awareness on National Miners Day

December 6 is National Miners Day. Congress declared this a national holiday in 2009 to recognize how miners contribute to the U.S. economy and quality of life. Mined materials are in hundreds of products the world uses every day, from roads and home goods to cars and computers. Among the mineral and metal products the… Read More »

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What Crane Hazards and Safety Tips Should Workers Know?

Cranes are used regularly in a number of industries, including construction, transportation, and maritime work. While necessary to get the job done, cranes can also be extremely dangerous if not handled correctly and carefully. Crane accidents can cause devastating injuries and significant damage. Following proper crane safety procedures can help prevent accidents and keep workers… Read More »

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Can I Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at Work?

November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month. COPD is comprised of a group of progressive lung illnesses, including emphysema, irreversible asthma, and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema is a condition where the ends of the smallest air passages of the lungs are no longer functional. With chronic bronchitis, the lining of the bronchial tubes in… Read More »