Anytime workers in California must unload heavy equipment or products from a truck, they face certain dangers This is especially true if the materials shift unexpectedly. Because of the potential of suffering from workplace injuries in a variety of different scenarios and the financial harm such injuries can create, employers in all states are required to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees. One family may need these benefits following a recent accident in another state that resulted in the loss of a life.
The accident happened in mid-February. A group of workers at Manning Building Supplies were reportedly working to move doors that weighed approximately 200 pounds each from one trailer to another. Unfortunately, one worker dropped a door, causing the trailer to shake.