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Worker Safety Archives

More worker deaths in North Carolina than originally thought

Workplace safety is important in all types of workplaces regardless of one's occupation and job responsibilities. While many workplaces take steps to have safety measures in place, at times workers are hurt. While unfortunately these injuries can be serious enough to require treatment, in the worst situation the result is death. Not too long ago, the state of North Carolina indicated that workplace safety was strong and that the number of work related deaths was down.

N-propyl bromide sickens some furniture workers in North Carolina

Many residents of North Carolina find it necessary to work to get by. Because so many individuals must head off to a job each day it is fortunate that there are many options when it comes to choosing an occupation. For some residents of North Carolina, the furniture industry fills that void. While the fact that such jobs are available is a wonderful thing, not all who work in the industry have a good experience. These are people who have suffered an injury after becoming ill while working with a chemical used on furniture cushions.

Virtual training for forklifts provides new option to operators

Situations exist throughout the state of North Carolina that could lead to work accidents. One place that is particularly ripe for such incidents is a warehouse where vehicles such as forklifts are used regularly. These accidents occur all too frequently and result in serious injuries and even death to workers.