The construction industry is known for the accident risk workers face on the job every day. Working from a considerable height or near heavy machinery obviously can be dangerous, and these are commonplace occurrences at many construction sites. When workers are injured in the normal course of work duties, they're typically covered by workers' compensation insurance.
While the following story did not occur here in Baltimore, Maryland, the issue at hand is a sad reality for some employees in the Chesapeake area -- and, really, all across the country.
Not that long ago, the American beer industry was a monolithic industry dominated by a handful of national companies. To craft beer affciondos, the absence of taste options made this a vast wasteland.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is an essential part of many workplace environments. Federal law imposes duties on employers to take certain steps to make sure employees have what they need.
Violence prevention is a crucial part of workplace safety. And employers' responsibilities to create reasonable plans to reduce risks of harm extend beyond the walls of the workplace to other locations where work is performed.