Construction is an inherently dangerous industry, and as someone who makes a living working in it, you may understand all too well just how risky your day-to-day life on the job can be. While you face numerous work-related hazards in your place of employment, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that most construction-related deaths result from what is known as the industry’s “Fatal Four.”
A driver who was reportedly under the influence behind the wheel was recently involved in a car accident in California, and that crash left a woman dead.
As someone who makes a living working in a health care, you probably know all too well that your line of work exposes you to a considerable level of risk. Regardless of whether you work in a hospital, doctor’s office, rehabilitation center or in the homes of your patients, you face similar on-the-job hazards. One such hazard involves moving heavy patients.
Few things are more exciting than landing a new job. This is especially true if you have been looking for a position for a long time. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) requires most employers to verify the identity and work eligibility of new hires. To do so, your employer will likely ask you to complete an I-9 form.
It becomes national news any time it rains in Los Angeles and nearby cities. During one of the most recent storms, USA Today ran a story detailing people's reactions of the rain hysteria.
Has your boss ever asked you to do some work without pay? Did you feel like you had no choice, worrying that you would lose your job if you didn't do it?