Eggs Contaminated With Salmonella

The Scourge of Salmonella Food Poisoning

We have all been preoccupied with the Coronavirus outbreak for most of this year, but make no mistake; other health issues have not suddenly ceased because of  COVID-19. In this article, our second in a series dealing with the problem with food poisoning cases, we should start with a will discuss Salmonella, which is…

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Chart of Food Safety Topics

The Nine Foods That Cause the Most Food Poisoning Cases

For the first in our new series on foodborne illness, our San Antonio personal injury lawyers discuss the foods that most commonly cause food poisoning outbreaks. People contract food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness when they consume food and drink that has been contaminated with harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins. Foodborne illness…

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Workplace Automobile Accidents

The Key to a Safe Workplace Could Be Fewer Transportation Accidents

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the number of workplace fatalities have increased for several years in a tow. Back in 2016, there were 5,190 workplace fatalities. Not only was that a seven percent increase from 2015, but it also was the first time…

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Q&A: Dealing With COVID-19 From a Workplace Safety Perspective

There is little doubt that the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has employers of all types and sizes and in most industries thinking more about workplace safety than they have in the past, especially the last few years. This is true whether an employer is in San Antonio, unincorporated Bexar County, the state of Texas…

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Warning Symbol: Watch Your Step

Protect the Bottom Line by Preventing Workplace Slips, Trips, and Falls

Even though there have been many regulations designed to mitigate the problem for many years, slips, trips and falls are still among the most common workplace accidents every year and the conditions leading to them are still among the most common issues cited during workplace inspections undertaken by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…

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Electrical Equipment

The Importance of Working Safely Around Elecricity

In this, the seventh in a series regarding the importance of safety in the workplace, we discuss the importance of working safely around electricity. Electricity is such a common part of life that it is all too easy to take for granted and to forget the dangers associated with its use. It is too…

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Heavy Construction Equipment

The Importance of Workplace Safety When Working Around Heavy Equipment

In this, the sixth post in our series on the importance of workplace safety in San Antonio and Texas in general, we start with a story that hit the news earlier this year. It probably seems like a long time ago, but before the pandemic shut everything down and forced many of us to…

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Construction Workers in Training

NYC Scaffolding Collapse Reminds Us of the Need for Scaffolding Safety in Texas

With this, the fifth entry in our ongoing series on the state of workplace safety in San Antonio, Bexar County, and Texas in general, we discuss another of the most common safety issues in the state, having to do with the use of scaffolding at work sites. Then, last week, the news brought the…

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Construction Workers' Helmet

Stats Show Texas is #1 State for Workplace Injuries, Illness

Welcome to the fourth in our series examining the issues surrounding workplace safety in San Antonio, Bexar County and Texas as a whole. In this post, we discuss the current state of workplace injuries and illness based on current statistics. One #1 Status Texas Shouldn’t Want The prevalence of workplace accidents that cause injuries…

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OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

The Importance of Hazard Communication in the Workplace

This is the third in a series of articles regarding potential liability in workplace accidents… In a great many workplaces in San Antonio, as well as throughout Texas and the country at large, workplace management has to deal with the issue of hazardous materials, especially chemicals that are necessary to get the job done….

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