5 Tips to Stay Safe in the Workplace [infographic]

5 Tips to Stay Safe in the Workplace [infographic]

In spite of training about safety, some workplace injuries are inevitable due to the nature of the work itself. However, as you can see in this infographic, you can minimize the casualty or the inflicted injury if you know the risks and hazards around your workplace....
Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Workers in the meatpacking industry have long complained of high risk of injury on-the-job. From lacerations to toxic substance exposure, bacterial infections and falls, workplace injuries in meat-packing are abundant. Perhaps the most commonly-reported injury among...
Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Protecting Braves Stadium Construction Workers

Construction workers erecting the massive SunTrust Park in Marietta, Georgia are the focus of a partnership–in hopes of protecting Braves stadium construction workers from injury on the construction site. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration,...
Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Teens injured in Fast Food Restaurants

As we head into the dog-days of summer in Georgia, many of our young people are forfeiting the pool for long days at work, attempting to save money before starting back to school. And with the uptick in seasonal employment, we see a rise in injuries, especially among...
Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Carpet Industry Workplace Injuries

Shaw industries was named by Forbes Magazine the best employer in Georgia and one of the best in a nation for 2014. Shaw was one of 14 Georgia companies on Forbes’ Best Employers list. The Dalton, Georgia company has recently added new jobs in Georgia, employing...
Repetitive Motion Injury in Meat-Packing

Police Officers and Firefighters Denied Benefits

Atlanta police and firefighters appear to have been kept in-the-dark on disability payments that may have been owed to them, according to WSB-TV. The retired and disabled men and women claim they’re owed more than $30,000, according to the news station. Some of...