22 Dec

What are My Employee Rights as a Warehouse Worker?


Employee rights gained momentum during the 20th century, specifically for warehouse workers and all employees, which gave rise to several labor protection laws in the states. As of now, the U.S. Department of Labor employs around 180 protection laws for warehouse workers. Employee rights protect your safety and provide a way to receive recompense for injuries.

If you have been injured on the job, reach out to a personal injury lawyer today to find out what your legal solutions are. Keep reading to find out more about warehouse worker rights in the workplace.

11 Dec

What are My WFH Employee Rights?


With increasing digitization and the pandemic, work from home (WFH) is not only a trend but a necessity for some. For most employees, remote working opportunities provide better flexibility and a healthier work-life balance. Despite these benefits, employers still have certain duties to their employees.

Since the pandemic has become a long-term phenomenon, offices are counting on incorporating more permanent work from home solutions even after the pandemic subsides.

15 Nov

3 Employee Rights in the Workplace


Knowing your employee rights is important for protecting your health and safety in the workplace, especially if you suffer an injury while on the job. Many workers go right from high school or college into the workforce and may be unaware of their employee rights.

Every worker in the United States has basic employee rights, but without knowing what those rights are, your employer can sometimes take advantage of your lack of knowledge. Protect yourself by knowing your rights.

05 Nov

Employee Safety Tips: 10 Ways to Stay Safe at Work


Workplace safety is the difference between going home safely and suffering a workplace injury. In some situations, employees may be unaware of the basic safety precautions in the workplace and the corresponding injury reports. That’s why it’s vital for employers to post workplace safety protocols and for employees to be aware of employee safety tips.

02 Dec

Common Activities for Florida Winter Injuries


Common winter injuries in Florida include anything from bruising to back pain and more. These injuries occur during a variety of activities. Despite the fact that winter is much more mild in Florida than in other states, individuals experience a number of injuries from car accidents, house decorating, and holiday hosting.

02 May

Is COVID-19 Considered a Compensable Workplace Accident in Florida?


The COVID-19 pandemic offers a unique challenge when it comes to workers’ compensation in Florida. With countless concerns and consequences from this virus, employers are scrambling to adjust to the ever-changing regulations and expectations, especially if an employee contracts the virus while on the job.

02 Mar

Florida Motorcycle Accident Claims & Road Safety


When it comes to motorcycle accidents, Florida continues to lead the country in the number of fatal accidents every year. The state has the second-highest number of registered motorcyclists in all of the United States. On average, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists are killed each year in accidents. Statistically, these fatalities often occur during the day, with clear conditions, and not at intersections.

22 Feb

Making a Pedestrian Running Accidents Claim


Every year, the number of pedestrians killed by cars increases. Data shows that each year, almost 129,000 pedestrians require emergency health care due to being hit by a vehicle. This statistic translates to an average of one pedestrian accident every four minutes. The number of pedestrian deaths is more than 6,000 per year.

02 Jan

How to Stay Safe as a Pedestrian


While we use many different types of vehicles for transportation, most people use their feet at some point. As pedestrians, people are vulnerable to collisions with vehicles. And in 2018, the numbers report a 3% increase in pedestrian deaths, totaling over 6,000 deaths. Meanwhile, data shows that in 2017, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes.

These pedestrian fatalities remind us why it’s important to practice certain safety tips to increase protection when navigating around the community sidewalks and streets.

30 Aug

8 Forklift Safety Tips


Forklifts can be an extremely useful tool and make the task of moving heavy loads much more efficient. Though useful, forklifts are still heavy machinery and practicing safety when handling them is crucial to the wellbeing of workers and others. Forklifts can cause injuries for drivers and pedestrians. To help protect workers from workplace injuries caused by forklifts, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has outlined forklift safety measures that businesses and workers can take.