The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is a government agency in charge of keeping workers in North Carolina and other parts of the country safe. To do so, it implements and polices a number of safety regulations. Failing to abide by these regulations can result in fines to an employer.
Repetitive motion injuries are becoming much more common in the workplace across many industries. For instance, if you work in construction and are performing the same tasks every day, such as using a drill, you may begin to develop bursitis.
A previous post on this blog described a recent accident in the Charlotte area which was caused by black ice. Apparently, a driver was going too fast to account for the slippery, and hard-to-see, ice on the road and thus lost control of the vehicle.
The Charlotte area has had a relatively rare spell of snowy and icy weather this winter, and that has contributed to an increased number of car accidents.
A previous post on this blog talked about how important it is that doctors in Charlotte, North Carolina, diagnose their patients promptly and correctly the first time.