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Workplace Injuries: Another Good Reason to Call in Sick on Monday
POSTED ON February 18, 2019

Studies dating back to 2007 show that workplace injuries occur on Monday more than any other day of the week. […]

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Working Around Moving Traffic: Are You At Risk?
POSTED ON February 11, 2019

Workers who work on the roadway or near moving traffic are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at […]

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Most Dangerous Roads for Cyclists in Chicago
POSTED ON February 06, 2019

In Chicago, Wicker Park ranks as the most dangerous area for cyclists with 70 bike crashes per mile on busy […]

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Who’s to Blame When Your Salad Makes You Sick?
POSTED ON January 18, 2019

When consumers are harmed by contaminated foods, manufacturers, grocers, and restaurants can be held liable for injuries. The U.S. Food […]

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Hazardous Substance Exposure: It Doesn’t Take Much to Change a Life
POSTED ON January 11, 2019

Exposure to toxic chemicals, poisonous gases, and environmental pollutants commonly used in the workplace can lead to a variety of […]

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Illinois Workers’ Compensation: What’s a Body Part Worth These Days?
POSTED ON January 07, 2019

When a worker suffers a work-related amputation, permanent partial disability benefits are provided for a specified time based on the […]

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How Will the Rock Salt Shortage Impact Chicago?
POSTED ON December 20, 2018

Due to slowed production and higher prices, a current rock salt shortage may cause hazardous conditions on roads and sidewalks […]

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When Unsafe Hot Work Practices Cause Catastrophe at Work
POSTED ON December 12, 2018

Workers who perform hot work duties in the workplace have a high risk of injuries and fatalities due to fires […]

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What Workers Are At Risk for Electrical Injuries?
POSTED ON December 07, 2018

Workers in construction, transportation, production, and certain maintenance and repair jobs are at high risk for non-fatal and fatal electrical […]

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Employers Aren’t Keeping Up with New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards
POSTED ON November 19, 2018

Although RCS is a known health hazard, some employers have held off on implementing the new standards. OSHA requires employers […]

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