A man's wife could not recognize her own husband after he was involved in a fire at his place of employment. He suffered such horrific burn injuries that only upon hearing his voice did she finally believe it was him.
Imagine being told by your boss to go and get something from your workspace. While not an unusual occurrence in Colorado businesses, what happened to three men working in a grain silo certainly was. As the three men were in a grain elevator in 2010, a slow-burning fire exploded, severely burning the three men.
Many young people in Colorado would love a chance to work with ice cream and frozen yogurt, but the frozen treat business isn't always as sweet of a deal as it may seem, sometimes employees can find themselves in sticky situations.
No matter what type of job you are in, there is always a risk of getting injured on the job. While there are certain professions where the risk is much greater than others, things can happen in any work environment that can cause serious injury or even death.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, exists for a few reasons, one of which is to ensure the employers are maintaining safe and healthy work environment for their employees. In order to accomplish this goal, OSHA regulates employers and work environments and also provides training on workplace safety.