Whether you're taking on an second job in a store this holiday season to make some extra money or your teen is getting a retail job during their winter break, it's essential not to underestimate the potential dangers that can befall people who work on the front lines of retail.
When there are construction teams on or near the roads, it's important for drivers to be aware, to slow down and to follow directions. Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen.
There are chicken plants in Orlando and the surrounding area, and if you work in one, you deserve to know that it can be a dangerous place to be. Did you know that chicken plants are actually more dangerous than coal mines? It's surprising, but it's true.
News that workers' compensation rates may go down for employers may not seem important for workers, but the reality is that this is an excellent sign. It could mean that there are fewer claims being made and that Florida is becoming a safer place for workers.
There's no doubt that air travel is stressful. Canceled and delayed flights, crowded cabins, people trying to fit large bags in to the overhead bins, crying babies and more can pit passengers against one another and often against airline employees.
You were working as a reporter when you went into a hazardous situation to start a live feed. You were on camera when a pole that was beside you blew over. Within seconds, you were hit, and you had a gash on your head.
When you get hurt at work, something you'll want to do is to file a workers' compensation claim. A workers' compensation claim has to go through a specific process for it to be reviewed and paid out.
You've always loved your job, but there are risks involved. You're often working high above the earth, which can be dangerous. You use safety equipment, but if you were to fall, the likelihood is that you'd be badly hurt.
When working in Florida, something you get used to is being out in the sun. For the most part, you know that your employer has the responsibility to protect people against serious heat-related illnesses, but did you know that they're supposed to protect you against sunburns, too?
Carpal tunnel is a narrowing of the passage on the palm side of the hand. This narrow passage is surrounded by ligaments and bones, so when the nerve inside is compressed, it can cause tingling, weakness and numbness in the hands and arm.