Electrical Accidents in the Workplace
Accidentes laborales

Top Electrical Accidents in the Workplace

In the U.S., electrical accidents are a major cause of on-the-job injuries and deaths each year. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) assesses occupational electrical injury trends based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. This group found that 52 percent of the country’s total workplace electrical fatalities occur in the construction industry; and, 3,708 […]

sleep deprivation work related injury
Accidentes laborales

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
Accidentes laborales

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 […]