Month: March 2021

Repetitive motion injuries could have long-term consequences

Administrative workers in California might not face life-threatening injuries, but they certainly face risks that could leave them with chronic pain if they do not take precautions. If you work in a position that requires hours of working on a computer, your workstation might pose risks of repetitive motion injuries. Using the hands and arms …

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Be ready for heat illness risks as we head for summer

Every year California workers who are not trained and prepared for the risks suffer different levels of heat-related illness. It happens when the body cannot cool itself fast enough to prevent heat exhaustion. It is a subject of considerable concern each year because it could cause death. Risk factors for heat illness Employees’ clothing, humidity …

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Workplace hazards for parcel delivery drivers

More and more people shop online and have the goods delivered. Parcel delivery drivers in California face a variety of work-related safety hazards. Along with the ever-present road accident risks, they encounter slippery surfaces, bad weather and even the risk of animal bites while going about their daily duties. Climbing in and out of the …

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Automated systems in egg industry pose many safety hazards

If you work in one of the egg and poultry farms in Irvine or elsewhere in California, you will likely face many work-related safety hazards each day. The egg industry in California yields billions of eggs each year. Automated processes do the feeding, watering, waste removal and egg collections, yet significant on-the-job injury risks exist. …

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