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December 2018 Archives

Holiday celebrations lead to more motor vehicle accidents

It is perhaps only fitting that December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. The holiday season is the time when almost all gatherings of people in North Carolina and elsewhere include the serving of alcohol, typically leading to increased numbers of motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, many of them leave victims with catastrophic injuries or worse.

Workers' compensation claims for falls are prevalent in winter

North Carolina winters can increase the risks outdoor workers face. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reminds employers that the primary cause for industrial injuries nationwide is fall hazards. This danger is underscored by the number of workers' compensation claims that follow slips, trips and falls across the country every year. The chances of workers falling are significantly higher during the months when workers must negotiate icy and snow-covered walking surfaces.

Beware of winter workplace hazards

Workplace safety is always important, but the winter brings some unique concerns. No matter what your profession is, you likely face distinct hazards once the temperature drops. With preparation and staying alert, you can prevent injuries to the best of your ability. 

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