Amazon warehouses may be dangerous places

Warehouse workers may find their employment rewarding since so many essential goods travel from where they work to those in need of them. Even so, warehouse work comes with many risks and dangers not present in other places of employment. Some Colorado warehouses could be more dangerous than others, and

2021 proved deadly on the road

Driving comes with risks, and accidents may happen without warning. Sometimes, accidents occur when another Colorado driver commits a moving violation or otherwise disregards others’ safety. In 2021, statistics suggest that a high number of vehicles were involved in fatal vehicle incidents. Perhaps bad habits developed during 2020 played a

How to stay safe on the job

It seems that too many Colorado workers suffer on-the-job injuries that require workers’ compensation claims. It’s important to take certain steps to stay safe. Report unsafe conditions Workers who notice any conditions that are unsafe can tackle the hazards if they are able to do so. If anything is too

Facts about machine shop injuries and workers’ comp

In any industry in Colorado, there are risks to employees. Unfortunately, workers in machine shops often suffer serious injuries because of the nature of the work they do. If you get injured while working in a machine shop, it is important to understand your rights under workers’ compensation law. Which

Flaws in a pedestrian crash avoidance system

A vehicle’s pedestrian crash avoidance system cannot and should never be used in place of your experienced driving skills on any road in Colorado. An activity as complex as driving is best performed with both an automated computer and a human driver. Problems with technology A pedestrian crash avoidance mitigation,

Understanding reckless driving and its consequences

According to Colorado law, reckless driving constitutes a “person who drives a motor vehicle, bicycle, electrical assisted bicycle, or low-power scooter in such a manner as to indicate either a wanton or a willful disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.” Careless driving vs.

Indoor and outdoor workers face heat-related illnesses over the summer

Even though it might not feel like it outside right now, summer is fast approaching. The summer months mean added danger for workers in all occupations due to hotter temperatures and sun exposure. While some individuals equate this danger only to workers who perform job tasks outside, indoor workers suffer,

Steps to take after a car accident

Residents of Colorado deserve to be as safe as possible when driving, but some careless drivers cause mishaps. If an accident occurs, it’s important to take certain immediate steps. Check for injuries and go to safety After a car accident, you should check yourself and others for injuries. If anyone

The most common injuries ER nurses encounter

Nursing is a rewarding but tough job. Nurses in all fields can develop serious work-related injuries, but working in a hospital’s emergency department is a unique challenge. While many ER nurses love the excitement and unpredictability of the job, it brings its own set of potentially severe hazards. According to

Airport worker injuries

Airline workers in the Denver area have some of the toughest jobs. Sadly, they are subject to certain injuries while performing their duties. These injuries can be serious enough to prevent them from working and require them to file for workers’ compensation. Why are airport workers at risk of injuries?