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June 2014 Archives

5-year, $306m construction program allocated for Arizona

The source of pain after a construction accident can be challenging to discern, even for medical professionals. An accident on a construction site can put a worker in the hospital for a lengthy period of time. Something as simple as a defective power tool accident can have serious repercussions. Some workers may suffer from occupational disease or repetitive injuries. In Arizona, many multi-million dollar construction projects are in the works, which means more workers may be at risk of injury. When those workers are hurt, it is important they seek the compensation they deserve.

Millions of Arizona residents are vulnerable to chemical leaks

Living or working in an area that is vulnerable to toxic chemical can be life-changing. Depending on the severity of a case, prolonged exposure to chemicals can cause an individual to develop a disease, be hospitalized, or even die. Toxic chemicals are dangerous in the workplace as well. Someone who is exposed to chemicals at work may be put out of commission for a long time to recuperate. If someone is injured on the job due to toxic exposure, their life and livelihood are in danger.

Industrial accident at steel plant kills 1

A severe injury or death in an industrial setting is tragic. Many Arizona companies set up safety protocols that are governed by federal and state standards for occupational health. Even with modern technology and proper safety protocols, accidents can happen. Machinery safety protocol is one of the most important things an industrial firm can set up for its workers. Occupational safety can be the difference between a safe or dangerous working environment.

Industrial Phoenix fire puts two employees in hospital

A fire can spread very quickly in an industrial setting. When a fire spreads through a building, smoke and flames can cause severe damage to any nearby workers. Many Arizona companies establish proper exit protocols to help employees in the event of a fire. A work injury from a fire can involve severe burn and tissue damage. Some burn victims may have to face a long journey in order to recover.

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