OSHA has submitted a reminder to employers in South Carolina and the rest of the United States to do what is needed to protect workers from the effects of carbon monoxide exposure. This reminder follows a number of occurrences that indicate there is a need for both workers and employers to be educated on the hazards of the gas, especially in regard to portable generators and other tools inside of enclosed areas.
As a healthcare worker, you play a vital role in the health and well-being of your South Carolina community. While this can be an incredibly rewarding career path, it can also be dangerous. You face serious on-the-job dangers every time that you clock in at work, including lifting injuries and accidental needlesticks.
Large truck crash deaths in the U.S. went up significantly between the years 2009 and 2017. In all, 35,882 people died in these collisions. At the same time, the eight-year period saw a decline in the number of miles driven by commercial truckers. South Carolina residents should know that some solutions to the increase are available.