Common workplace tripping accidents

An unexpected object in your path can pose a hazard to your health. Each year, thousands of people sustain tripping injuries on the job. These injuries can be serious and long lasting. It’s not uncommon for these injuries to result in fractures, sprains, cuts and...

Film production dangers likely rising but little discussed

There’s been a tremendous boom in television and film production in recent years. Many states are offering their citizens as cast and crew, and New Mexico’s efforts have paid off. But it’s hard to estimate the workplace safety record in an industry as concerned about...

3 hazards to watch out for when working in someone else’s home

If your job involves you cleaning, fixing or building people’s homes, you are probably entering multiple different houses every day. Some of your clients might be very tidy—but some homes could be dangerous. You could suffer an injury in any home you enter. You should...

Can knowing how to fall help reduce injury?

Is there a correct way to fall? If you ask a stunt professional, paratrooper, martial artist or physical therapist, there definitely is. One of the most frustrating aspects to a fall is the moment where you do not have any control to recover, and circumstances mean...

Proving liability in a slip and fall case

When you fall on someone’s property, you may attribute it to two things: one is that you are just clumsy, and out of your own nature slipped and fell. The second is that there was a reason for your fall, and the owner of the property is the cause of the injury. If you...

A slip and fall at the local pool

Summer is here, and swimsuit season has begun. Most people flock to their local pools to cool off during hot days or meet up with friends or family. However, the local pool is a prime location for slip and fall accidents, especially with slippery pool decks and bare...