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August 2018 Archives

Avoiding heat exhaustion on the job in Saint Croix

We are in the middle of incredible heat and humidity as the summer winds down in Wisconsin. This might not be a problem for those of you who have the luxury of working indoors with air conditioning. For thousands of others, the heat and humidity can wreak havoc on the work conditions when they are outside. Let's take a look at how you can avoid heat exhaustion on the job in Saint Croix.

Construction worker injured by impaired driver in Wisconsin

A car accident on Interstate 41 in Appleton sent two people to the emergency room on August 18. The accident occurred around 3:45 a.m. It took place on the southbound side of I-41 at Highway 441 approaching Ballard Road. One of the people injured in the crash was a Wisconsin highway worker.

What protections does workers' compensation insurance provide?

Workers' compensation insurance exists to protect both employers and workers. Ultimately, Wisconsin employers are responsible to pay for the medical care and other expenses incurred by their employees who were injured while performing their job duties. However, without workers' compensation insurance, these expenses can be so exorbitant that -- without insurance -- paying for medical costs and income replacement could be enough to bankrupt a small company.

Tips for preventing toxic exposure in the workplace

Toxic exposure is one of the most dangerous things that can happen to you in the workplace. Electrocution, a fall from a height, being hit with a falling object and being struck by moving equipment are all dangerous accidents. However, when you are dealing with chemicals, you can also face serious dangers. Let's take a look at how to prevent toxic exposure in a Saint Croix workplace.

Fall prevention gear all workers should have in Wisconsin

Construction workers are constantly in danger when at work in Saint Croix. Even if your construction site is known for safety and has strong policies in place, accidents can still happen that lead to severe injuries and even death. Workers who are constantly on scaffolding or working high off the ground should have fall prevention gear with them at all times.

Personal protective equipment can prevent serious injuries

When you work as an industrial employee, you are faced with various dangers throughout the day. Your job could involve handling chemicals, explosive material, heavy machinery and other items that can lead to serious injuries or death if you are not safe. That's why personal protective equipment (PPE) is so important to industrial workers in Wisconsin.

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