Month: December 2021

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For Preventing Cold Stress in Workers, Training is Key

Plan, equip, train. That’s the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s message to employers as companies brace for the dead of winter. It is the law that employers provide employees a work environment free from known hazards that cause, or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm. This includes dangerously low temperatures during winter months, which …

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New Infrastructure Bill To Help Prevent Truck Accident Fatalities

Now that the $1 trillion infrastructure bill (known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) was signed into law by President Biden, North Carolina and South Carolina citizens should expect to see a safer transportation system for every commute. This includes an increased effort to address and prevent truck underride crashes, a particularly catastrophic sort …

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation When Working From Home in NC and SC?

It is widely known that workers’ compensation is available for most employees that suffer an injury or illness while working. However, with countless Americans working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lines get blurry regarding what workers are entitled to if they endure a work-related injury outside company premises. Luckily, the location of …

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