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November 2010 Archives

Black Friday: Tips on How to Prevent Employee Injuries

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time when families come together for some shared quality time. It's a time when people can relax, watch a good football game, and eat great food. It seems that an equally important tradition is Black Friday, when shoppers wake up early the day after Thanksgiving and camp out for the special deals many retailers are having.

Settlement to Help 9/11 Responders Exposed to Toxic Substances

For Americans, 9/11 is a day that will always be remembered. Two planes crashed into the World Trade Center, killing thousands of people in the buildings, passengers on the planes, and emergency responders at the scene. Both buildings were destroyed.

Colorado Man Wins Workers' Compensation Lawsuit Against Pinnacol

Back in 2007, a Colorado man was performing an installation at his work when he was injured, suffering a serious spinal cord injury. He filed a workers' compensation claim with Colorado benefits provider Pinnacol Assurance.

Looking at Weather Could Help Prove Work Injury Cases

When someone mentions a meteorologist, the image that comes to mind is often a weather person on television. Typically meteorologists predict the weather so that people can plan ahead accordingly. But what most people don't know is that there is a group of meteorologists that look at the weather a little differently.

Colorado Truck Driver Awarded Large Settlement for Back Injury

Nearly three years ago, a Colorado truck driver was making a delivery to a Wal-Mart store. She slipped and fell on a ramp that was covered in grease and ice. As a result she sustained an injury to the spine that required four surgeries. Even with the surgeries, the truck driver couldn't return to her previous line of work.

Injury Prevention Programs May Help Decrease Work-Related Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures that employers are providing a safe environment for their workers by following federal safety standards. In addition, OSHA works to provide employers with ways to train and educate their workers on safety procedures in order to minimize the chances of a work-related injury.

University Alumnus Reminded of Work Injury at Colorado State

Recently, the story of a student videographer at Notre Dame has been national news. The student had been working, filming a football practice when a sudden gust of wind knocked down the scissor lift he had been filming on. He died shortly thereafter from injuries sustained from the fall.

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