sleep deprivation work related injury
Workplace Accidents

Is Sleep Deprivation a Work-Related Injury?

Work-related injuries and accidents are unfortunately all too common in today’s workforce. Even seemingly minor injuries can sometimes have long-term effects that leave employees unable to return to work for long periods. While employers are expected to take measures to ensure their workers are protected from exposure to dangerous chemicals, machinery, heights, and falling objects […]

Workplace Fatalities
Workplace Accidents

Workplace Fatalities on the Rise in Texas

Recent data shows that work-related fatalities in Texas rose by 25% in 2019 – up from 488 in 2018 to 608 in 2019. The incident rate of fatal occupational injuries in Texas was 4.7 per 100,000 full-time employees, with private-sector workers representing 94% of fatalities at 573. The industry with the highest number of fatal […]

Workplace Injuries Affecting Trash Collectors
Workplace Accidents

Workplace Injuries Affecting Trash Collectors

Trash collectors help keep our homes, places of business, and entire city clean. Waste collectors handle our garbage, recycling, and heavy trash, doing lots of heavy lifting and riding on and in large commercial vehicles. These workers have much more dangerous jobs than most people realize. The companies that employ trash collectors must provide them […]

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