Depending on your California job description and where you work, you may handle toxic materials every day. In all likelihood, you already know what preventative measures you should take to minimize your risk of toxic exposure, but are you aware that you could expose your family to these risks, too? Unfortunately, you could. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, take-home toxic exposure poses a major problem throughout America.
California workers in all industries will be aware of the many safety hazards they face every day. While each job might have unique dangers, safety authorities say there are a few basic hazards that threaten employees in all work environments. These are hazards that cause millions of non-fatal injuries nationwide each year, giving rise to workers' compensation benefits claims.
Several stunt-related accidents in recent times have raised the concern of safety officials. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has launched an investigation into one such an accident that caused a catastrophic personal injury to one of the showrunners on set. A stunt that went wrong caused the amputation of the victim's lower leg.