Sometimes it is important to take a moment and carefully consider just how important family members are in our lives. The day to day business of living can sometimes make it hard to fully appreciate how our much of our personal well-being may be owed to being part of a family. Families can provide us with a sense of belonging and security. From the eldest matriarch to the youngest newborn, each member helps contribute to family's uniqueness.
Summer is on the horizon, which in Texas means long, hot days. But this is not such a bad thing when you consider that a hot day is a perfect day to jump into a swimming pool and enjoy a cooling dip. But safety is always a concern when swimming. Swimmers can suffer serious injuries if pool operators do not take proper precautions to ensure their pools are safe.
Given that 2014 has only just ended, statistics for fatal occupational injuries for the year have not yet been released. However, statistics for the year 2013 were released in October of last year. In this post, we will look at some of the work-related fatality trends that took place in Texas between the years 2012 and 2013.
When an employee is on a job site, it is reasonable for them to expect that their employer has taken every required precaution to ensure their safety. Companies should adhere to all mandated requirements so as to help workers perform their daily job duties without suffering injuries.
Losing a loved one can have a jarring and profound effect on the deceased's family members. It can be very difficult to reconcile that a valued part of a family's structure has been forever removed. This loss can be that much more difficult if it was due to some form of misconduct or negligence on behalf of a third party. Such an event is called a "wrongful death."
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration take the protection of temporary workers very seriously. In 2013, a temp employee suffered a fatal workplace accident at a manufacturing plant. The employee had not been provided proper training by either the plant or the temporary staffing agency.
Just watching them can be exhilarating as they glide across the water with a tail of misty spray trailing behind. They are a type of personal watercraft known as Jet Skis. Every weekend, many San Antonio residents like to head out to spots such as Canyon Lake to spend time riding them.
Texas boasts a vast network of highways which allow for quick transit to and from all areas of the state. However, care must be taken when driving these thoroughfares, as they frequently have many travelers. A safe driver will obey speed limits and always keep his or her eyes on the road. These simple precautions can greatly decrease the chance of disaster.