A recent study suggests that baby boomers in Arizona need to take extra care to avoid workplace injuries. The recent study shows that while more seasoned workers often bring a great deal of knowledge and wisdom to their occupations, they are also more prone to certain types of injuries that can cause employers to lose a substantial amount of income on workers' compensation payouts.
A pair of factory explosions that occurred at two factories within a few miles of each other have together left three workers dead and several others recovering from serious injuries.
Every Arizona worker should be able to go to work and feel safe. Unsafe working conditions can easily lead to dangerous workplace accidents. In order to make workplaces as safe as possible, there are state and federal laws to protect workers. These laws regulate employers conduct and set safety standards for each industry.
Did you know you can settle your claim? Many injured workers have "permanent" monthly awards. These claims can be settled for a lump sum if the parties agree to the terms. However, you can not require a party to settle by going to court.
Working under immense pressure in dangerous conditions with heavy machinery, construction workers are responsible for building Arizona's cities and towns. When all of the proper precautions are not taken, construction accidents easily can happen. Even when safety regulations are followed, the nature of a construction site still makes it very dangerous for workers.