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Don’t underestimate the hazards of retail work

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.

Chicken plants draw attention as hazardous workplaces

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.

Workers' compensation rates to drop in Florida in 2021

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.

Broward Sheriff: Angry passengers attacked airline employees

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.

Watch out for sun poisoning and severe burns

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?