When people think of workplace injuries, their minds are often understandably drawn to on-the-job accidents that occur in stationary work places, such as offices, factories, retail establishments and similar sites.
For years, all most kids have needed to have unbridled fun is an engrossing video game coupled with a joystick for maneuvering around with.
When a crane collapses at a construction project in Ohio or elsewhere across the United States, it tends to a big deal.
When he says that "safety pays," OSHA chief David Michaels means it in more ways than one.
Employees' down time for on-the-job injuries, issues concerning workers' compensation claims and benefits and a number of related matters regarding workplace injuries are closely affected by what many safety experts say is extreme tardiness by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in enacting new safety regulations.
A recent study relying upon data culled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and more than 40 other job-related databases sheds light on just how much construction accidents and other workplace injuries cost the United States each year, in terms of medical costs, lowered productivity and related factors.
For many Americans, the just-passed Labor Day might be a holiday like many others, that is, a day off from work without much reflection on the reason underlying the holiday itself.
Some Ohio lawmakers and legislators in other states -- especially those concerned with workers' compensation matters -- have undoubtedly noted what is going on in California as regards professional athletes and the workers' comp law in that state.