Different types of burn injuries

Burns are a common injury at home and in the workplace. Even with safety guidelines, there is still a considerable number of burns the happen on the job each year. In a 2011 report from the “Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters,” researchers found that 40...

Work-related deaths rise in Minnesota

In a recent blog post, we wrote about how work-related illness and deaths had declined across the United States in 2015. That good news for national workers has not extended to Minnesota. Newly released data shows there were more work-related deaths in Minnesota in...

Work environments and skin disease

There are many occupations that require workers to use chemicals. Exposure to some of these substances can be harmful. Taking the proper safety precautions when it comes to working with chemicals is imperative. However, even when chemicals are handled properly,...