As a steelworker, your job is dangerous and puts you at serious risk for work injuries. Whether you work at construction sites or a metal fabrication plant, you encounter hazardous conditions on a daily basis. Fabricating, erecting, assembling and installing steel materials requires grit and exposure to hazards.
The 29-year-old mother was driving home from church with her 18-month-old twin girls, Ruby and June, tucked into their safety seats in the car’s back seat. After the vehicle was engulfed in flames in a violent tractor-trailer crash on an interstate highway, none of them will get any older.
It’s easy to avoid distracted driving: just keep your eyes on the road and traffic, and watch where you’re going. While some readers might dismiss that observation as painfully obvious, MIT researchers say that no matter how evident it might be, it is true.
States across the nation are adopting ever-stricter laws against drunk driving and drugged driving. It is now clearer than ever before that driving under the influence creates an unacceptable level of risk and results in preventable deaths and injuries each year.
If you drive south of Edwardsville for about 170 miles, you will come to Metropolis, Illinois. The seat of Massac County was the site of a violent tractor-trailer crash on an interstate highway that left three people dead and six more hospitalized.
Summertime means an increase in certain workplace safety concerns. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you may be at a higher risk of heat-related illnesses and injuries if you work outdoors or in the following positions: