September 2018 Archives

When a company covers up risks, it faces penalties in court

A man who was a school groundskeeper has won a case against agricultural giant Monsanto. The verdict against Monsanto awarded the man $289 million dollars. It comes late, however, as the former school groundskeeper is approaching death as a result of nonHodgkin's lymphoma.

Is your office a danger zone?

Whether you've been reporting for duty at the same Nebraska office for decades or have just recently started a new job, it's easy to take your own safety in the workplace for granted. Compared to other lines of work, such as railroad jobs, factory work or agriculture, office work seems rather benign regarding risk for injury.