Countering the risks of the lone worker

Many people in Minnesota may enjoy working alone and feel comfortable working independently without others around. However, when it comes to workplace injuries, being alone can be a serious liability. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recognizes...

How do crush injuries happen?

If you work in the construction industry in St. Paul, your working conditions as well as the tools of your trade serve as constant reminders that yours is one of the most dangerous occupations in America. There are many different scenarios that you may encounter on...

What should I do after a workplace accident?

One of the challenges you face every day when you go to work in Saint Paul is staying safe. Workplace accidents are very prevalent and can happen anywhere, especially while you are at work. According to Fortune.com, workplace accidents are the cause of 5,000 deaths...

Asbestos and the construction industry

Because asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that resists heat and electricity, it would seem to be an excellent substance for use in buildings. The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry notes that while this was initially thought to be true,...