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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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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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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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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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When Camo Isn’t Cool at Work
POSTED ON October 19, 2018

Certain occupations pose safety hazards to workers and require high-visibility clothing and equipment to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. Outdoor […]

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Untangling the Liability Web in Multi-Employer Worksites
POSTED ON October 05, 2018

Multiple employers are often in charge of workers at a single job site and when on-the-job accidents and injuries occur, […]

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The Dangers of Workplace Hearing Loss Are Coming in Loud and Clear
POSTED ON September 05, 2018

Workers who are exposed to loud noise at work have a higher risk of hearing loss. Reducing noise levels, limiting […]

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This Single Piece of Equipment Could Save Your Life [infographic]
POSTED ON August 06, 2018

Hard hats help prevent serious injuries and deaths caused by falling objects, bumps and blows to the head, object penetration […]

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The Most Dangerous Industries in Illinois Might Surprise You
POSTED ON July 20, 2018

Some industries in Illinois pose a greater danger to workers than others and while the transportation, construction, and manufacturing industries […]

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