Research shows that employees in their first year are involved in one-third of workplace injuries
December 19, 2023
Insurance provider Travelers has released its 2023 Injury Impact Report, and it reveals that first-year employees account for 34 percent of workplace injuries, reported DC Velocity. The report also showed that construction was among the industries with the most injuries, along with the restaurant and transportation industries.
An increase in construction demand can also bring about a rise in job site injuries. That happened in New Jersey, as the state has seen a 25 percent boost in construction-related injuries, according to FingerLakes1.com.
Pope Francis spoke to the Italian National Association of Mutilated and Invalid Workers on Sept. 13 and used the time to discuss the tragedy of workplace accidents, Dexter Tilo of Human Resources Director New Zealand reported.
The history of human innovation for working at height dates back centuries. Scaffolding—first depicted in drawings from ancient Greece in the 5th century B.C.—was fashioned from wood secured by rope knots.
Manual concrete chipping can be a dusty, noisy endeavor that subjects workers to risks of injury and illness. When extensive overhead hammering is required on a job, such was the case when Western Specialty Contractors
OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, has proposed a rule that would eliminate the requirement that employers with 250 or more employees electronically report detailed information about their workers' injuries and illnesses, according to a July 30 notice in the Federal Register.