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Working In The Cold?

Winter weather presents hazards including slippery roads/surfaces, strong winds and environmental cold. Employers must prevent illnesses, injuries, or fatalities, by controlling these hazards in workplaces impacted by winter weather.   Safety Tips for Workers 1. Your employer should ensure that you know the symptoms of cold stress 2. Monitor your physical condition and that of […]

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Holiday Road Trip? 5 Tips For Safe Travels

Make sure your car is road trip ready It’s always a good idea to get your car checked out before you travel. Get an oil change, check tire pressure and get that free rotation you keep putting off, check all your fluids, especially your radiator and windshield cleaner. Pack your battery charger, portable air pump […]

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Preventing Hearing Loss

Millions of workers are exposed to noise in the workplace every day and when uncontrolled, noise exposure may cause permanent hearing loss. Research demonstrates exposure to certain chemicals, called ototoxicants, may cause hearing loss or balance problems, regardless of noise exposure. Substances including certain pesticides, solvents, and pharmaceuticals that contain ototoxicants can negatively affect how […]

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Ruben Cruz Among The 50 Most Influential Latinos In Georgia

On September 13, the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GHCC) recognized a group of Latino leaders in Georgia as the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia. These individuals were selected because of their professional achievements and extraordinary contributions to the betterment of their community in the state. Among the honorees were successful artists, media personalities, […]

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Fall Prevention Week

In the construction industry, falls are the most frequently occurring types of accidents resulting in fatalities. Experience does not seem to reduce the risk, almost all fall accidents take place at elevations of less than 30 ft. among workers with 10 years of experience or more. What we have to keep in mind is that […]

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Compound Fractures Vs. Simple Fractures

Bone fractures are some of the most common injuries in the United States, and there are many types of fractures. Two of the most common are simple and compound, and each requires specialized treatment depending on its severity, the overall medical status of the victim, and the location of the fracture on the body. Simple […]

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Who Is Liable If My Child Suffers An Injury At School?

Kids get cuts, scrapes, and bruises just from being kids. They play rough, fall down, and have accidents. Some injuries unfortunately occur due to maliciousness or negligence. When this occurs, parents have the right to seek legal action against the responsible parties. It’s vital for parents to know their rights and how to handle a […]

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What Is The Most Common Cause Of Car Accidents In Georgia?

Car accidents in Georgia have a variety of causes, though some are more common than others. Speeding, distracted driving, and operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol often play a role in Georgia car accidents, but the most common causes of crashes throughout the state might be surprising. Learn the most common factors underlying […]

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What If My Car Accident Causes A Ruptured Spleen?

Car accidents can lead to serious and debilitating injuries. Some of these require emergency care, complicated surgeries, and months or even years of therapy. Injuries like a ruptured spleen can lead to complications and the need for extensive medical treatment. What are your options if a car accident causes your spleen to rupture? What Is […]

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Is There An “injury Settlement Calculator”?

One of the great myths regarding personal injury law is that lawyers have a secret algorithm or formula used to determine the financial value that any given client’s award or settlement will be. Any such formula would focus on many of highly abstract and ambiguous variables. Sad to say, such a formula does not exist, […]

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