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Do travel-related injuries qualify for workers' compensation?

When people think about being injured at work, they often think of accidents that take place inside their office, at a construction site or in other work areas. However, it is also possible for California workers to suffer injuries on the job when they are not necessarily at their normal work location. For example, if a person is involved in an accident while conducting work-related travel, workers' compensation may still apply.

Workplace injuries prove fatal for California man

Losing a loved one is never an easy event to accept. Even if individuals expect the loss, it can still take a tremendous toll on their lives. Even more harrowing is when a completely unexpected death occurs, which can happen if individuals are involved in work-related accidents. Unfortunately, too many workplace injuries prove fatal.

Excavator involved in accident that led to workplace injuries

Even when workers use necessary equipment in an appropriate manner, an accident involving that equipment can still take place. The equipment itself may not malfunction, but another element could contribute to an accident that leads to workplace injuries. When workers must use heavy machinery, it is important to be aware of all surroundings.

Tips for avoiding workplace injuries

No one wants to end up unable to work or perform other daily activities because of an injury. Unfortunately, workplace injuries can happen at any time, and California workers could end up having to take time off of work and avoiding other activities as they recover. Of course, individuals can try their best to avoid suffering injuries on the job.

Workplace injuries can occur when working with power equipment

People face dangers every day, and in some cases, they do not give it much thought. Some activities that individuals carry out on an almost daily basis as part of their jobs may put them at risk of serious or even fatal injuries. While many workers are fortunate enough to make it home each day without having suffered workplace injuries, not everyone is so lucky.

Serious injuries present need for workers' compensation

Using dangerous equipment is often necessary for certain occupations. Though the equipment can be dangerous, training and experience using the equipment can often help prevent accidents. Unfortunately, serious incidents do still occur, and an injured California worker may need workers' compensation.

Man suffers workplace injuries when forklift tips over

Being injured on the job is one fear that many people have. While numerous people go to work and make it home unscathed at the end of the day, that is not the story for everyone. In some cases, individuals can suffer severe workplace injuries that can have lasting effects.

Family may gain workers' compensation after heatstroke fatality

Though working outdoors can have many benefits, it also poses health and safety risks. If workers have to spend significant amounts of time exposed to the elements or in the heat, they could suffer significantly negative effects to their health. In some cases, fatalities could occur, and workers' compensation may be warranted.

Dust explosion leads to workplace injuries at treatment plant

Any accident that takes place in the workplace can leave California workers shaken. Unfortunately, these accidents can also often lead to workplace injuries for those who were on the job at the time of the incident. Even seemingly minor injuries can cause problems for workers, including needing medical treatment and requiring them to take time off work to recover.

Family may look into workers' compensation after fatal incident

While most people do not think about it on a daily basis, no one's life is guaranteed from one day to the next. Unfortunately, sudden accidents claim lives on a daily basis, and many people suffer fatal injuries from work-related incidents. If workers are killed in the course of carrying out their work-related duties, their surviving loved ones may be entitled to workers' compensation.

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