April 2020 Archives

Does the size of a car impact safety?

Each year, countless individuals here in San Antonio and other parts of Texas that rush out to buy themselves new cars. A common question that they often research before doing so is whether a vehicle's size impacts safety. Industry research shows that it does matter whether consumers buy smaller sedans or larger cars vehicles such as sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks. The latter tend to fare better in collisions, especially when they involve both a small and large vehicle in the same accident.

Injured workers shouldn't be left trying to cover bills

All workers should have a safe place to get their job duties done. This takes work on the part of the employer because they need to provide the protocol and tools to make this happen. While most companies take pride in having a good safety record, others really don't. Instead, they only worry about how they can make more money, even if it means the workers suffer.

Lone workers have higher risk of injury

Perhaps one of your strong qualities is that you are a self-starter. Your employer may have selected you for the job because you indicated that you enjoy working alone or you proved you need little supervision to get the job done. Like many Texas workers in a variety of professions, you are a lone worker, spending many hours of the day on your own.

What are some occupational dangers that oil and gas workers face?

There are many professions out there that are inherently dangerous. Oil and gas extraction jobs are two of the more notable ones. There are many different hazards that workers in this industry have to contend with if they want to keep from getting hurt or losing their life.

Know your workers' compensation rights and responsibilities

When you suffer an injury at work, you need to get the medical care you deserve to try to treat the problem. You shouldn't have to cover the costs out of your own pocket since the accident happened while you were working. The workers' compensation program in Texas is set up to try to prevent this from happening. Workers who are injured can turn to the program to cover the costs associated with medical care related to the injury, and there are some other benefits that they might qualify for.

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