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December 2012 Archives

One man died, another injured in water-tower workplace accident

Many people have jobs that might be considered fairly dangerous or involve some level of risk of injury. Although people sometimes have dangerous jobs, employers have a responsibility to make sure a person is safe and provided with all necessary equipment to reduce the likelihood of an accident as much as possible.

Is workers' compensation available for mold exposure?

Exposure to mold carries significant health threats. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workers who are exposed to large quantities of mold in work settings can suffer severe reactions can include fevers. People with compromised immune systems and chronic lung diseases are at even greater risk - particularly of fungal infections in their lungs.