Dangers and Risks While Working in a Warehouse

Almost all jobs have occupational hazards, and working in a warehouse is no different, especially since warehouse work comes with an array of risks. Working in a warehouse may expose you to injuries such as strains, sprains, and overexertions from harmful substances to heavy loads. Common Causes of Warehouse Injuries in California While working at warehouses, workers perform various tasks,...

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Are Farmer and Agricultural Workers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation? 

Yes, every farmworker in Ventura and across California is entitled to workers' comp coverage, whether they are immigrants or seasonal workers. California law mandates that all employers provide workers' compensation benefits, regardless of the number of workers involved. Unfortunately, only a few jurisdictions provide compensation benefits to farm employees who sustain workplace injuries. Luckily, California is one of these states....

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Preventing Back Injuries Among Caregivers

Home caregivers have numerous responsibilities they must manage in order to ensure the safety and protection of the elder individuals they assist on a daily basis. While the job of a caregiver is to create a safe environment that will prevent common injuries among the elderly, many don't take the time to think whether they are doing everything they can...

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Common Restaurant Injuries

Although most people wouldn’t imagine food service as a dangerous job, the kitchen and dining room can be hazardous places to work. In reality, 1 out of every 20 on-the-job injuries and illnesses happens at an institution that serves food or drink. Read on to learn about the 4 most common injuries in the restaurant environment – and some tips...

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Workers’ Compensation for Mental Health Disorders

It’s not unusual for a mental health condition to be brought on by the work environment. There is a growing pressure to work long hours, link your phone to work email accounts, and participate in extracurricular activities with the companies. People often neglect their health and wellbeing in favor of being a good employee, believing that this everything that’s expected...

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