If you work in the construction industry, you will be aware of the potential dangers of your profession. There are many regulations in place when it comes to the safety of construction sites. However, accidents still occasionally occur.
Some workers in California benefit from having a safe work environment where accidents and injuries are highly unlikely. Other workers face life-threatening dangers every time they report to their jobs. Agricultural workers are particularly at risk of on-the-job injuries.
Workplace falls can happen in almost any occupation. It is true that some jobs, such as working in construction, tend to carry a higher fall risk because people have to work at heights. However, that does not mean you don't face risks even if you work in an office.
The trucking industry is facing a significant labor shortage around the country. Recruiters are desperately attempting to attract new workers with low job requirements and high wages, however, new hires are barely putting a dent in the widening hole of the labor force. Not only is the industry having a hard time recruiting new workers, it cannot hold onto existing ones. There is a 94 percent turnover in the trucking industry.