How Bedsores Can Be Linked To Nursing Home Negligence

Connecticut residents who have loved ones in nursing homes may be concerned about negligent medical care. Bedsores are among the most common injuries sustained in nursing homes. These injuries aren’t just painful, they’re dangerous, too, leaving the sufferer vulnerable to infection. Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, are most commonly found among people who spend … Read moreHow Bedsores Can Be Linked To Nursing Home Negligence

Employer Responsibilities For Protecting Temporary Workers

Temporary workers in Connecticut have just as much right to be in a safe job environment as permanent employees. This is why OSHA suggests that both employers and staffing agencies clearly define their responsibilities in their contracts to ensure compliance with workplace regulations and standards. Doing so may avoid confusion and legal problems. If there … Read moreEmployer Responsibilities For Protecting Temporary Workers

Scenarios That Could Cause Liability For Slip-And-Fall Accidents

Snow and ice often accumulate on sidewalks and parking lots during winters in Connecticut. Snowy conditions represent just one source of slip-and-fall accidents. Falls caused by problems like a wet floor at a supermarket or poorly lit walkway outside of a business could impose liability on a property owner or possessor that left hazards unaddressed. … Read moreScenarios That Could Cause Liability For Slip-And-Fall Accidents

Avoiding Workplace Accidents In Cold Weather

Construction workers in Connecticut face additional safety hazards during winter months. There are several things that workers and managers can do to make a construction site safer during cold weather. Prior to the winter season, it is a good idea to perform an inspection on areas that could freeze over during winter months. It is … Read moreAvoiding Workplace Accidents In Cold Weather

How To Prevent Underage Drinking At Your Holiday Gathering

Hosting a family gathering is difficult regardless of the occasion. As a host, you juggle numerous responsibilities ranging from providing social introductions to preparing a meal. What you may not have realized, however, is that as a host you are also responsible for making sure that no underage drinking is happening at your event. In … Read moreHow To Prevent Underage Drinking At Your Holiday Gathering

Sun Glare Can Be Dangerous To Drivers

When people in Connecticut get behind the wheel, they can encounter dangers in sometimes-unexpected places. For example, few may think that a clear day presents a threat to visibility, but the excessively bright glare of the rising or setting sun can lead to serious problems and severe car accidents. However, by keeping some tips in … Read moreSun Glare Can Be Dangerous To Drivers

OSHA Citations Often Arise From Lack Of Protection Or Training

Preliminary numbers from fiscal year 2018 released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have revealed the most common safety citations across industries. Employers in Connecticut that the agency cited likely failed to provide protective gear, train workers or maintain equipment. The number one type of citation involved the failure to provide fall protection. Roofers … Read moreOSHA Citations Often Arise From Lack Of Protection Or Training