Power tools are more dangerous than you may believe. While you think of them has helpful, not harmful, even something as simple as a powered screwdriver can lead to injuries.
Ladders are used in many workplaces today, and there is one reality that all workers face: a potential for falls. Ladders come in a number of shapes and forms, and certain ladders are better for some jobs than others.
There is an interesting piece of research about microbubbles that could have the potential to save patients' lives when they're struggling with lung injuries. According to a June 26 report, a team of researchers from Colorado and Nebraska have created a sort of liquid lung, which would be placed in the abdomen. This would allow oxygen to be delivered throughout the body, even if a person's lungs were shutting down.
If you have a career in law enforcement in Nebraska, you are a perfect candidate for one or more job-related health complications. Many researchers and safety authorities say police officers are at a higher risk of suffering occupational illnesses than employees in other fields. While incidents, situations and external stimuli with which you deal every day can cause excessive stress, irregular work hours and working shifts can adversely affect your health.
In the summer, heat is dangerous to construction workers. It's normal for them to quickly tire, get dehydrated or even develop heat sickness as a result of the mercury rising.
Workers' compensation laws are in place to make sure you get what you need in a time of crisis. When you're injured, it's no question that you deserve the time to receive the appropriate medical care and time to recover.