July 3, 2019

Having a Safe and Happy July 4

Only a few things can capture the splendor of an Independence Day celebration as a fireworks display. Along with hot dogs, hamburgers and apple pie, fireworks are very much a tradition and an integral part of any July 4th celebration. Even though they may seem harmless enough, fireworks can create a situation that may soon…

November 9, 2017

Worker Injured in Warehouse Explosion Settles for $1.3 Million

An electrical contractor, who suffered serious burn injuries in a warehouse blast, has agreed to settle his lawsuit for $1.3 million. The incident occurred in 2012 when the worker was replacing a component on a fire suppression system when he suddenly became engulfed in flames. The man suffered third-degree burn injuries to about 36 percent…

September 20, 2017

Worker Burn Injuries Can Be Difficult to Treat

When it comes to workplace injuries, burns are some of the most painful and costly to treat. According to the American Burn Association, burn injuries result in 40,000 hospitalizations each year. While a number of these burn injuries occur at home, workplace burn injuries are very much a preventable source of injury. The Occupational Safety…