Although it is probably not something you want to think about as you get behind the wheel, a motor vehicle accident could happen anywhere, anytime. While you do your best to remain alert and focused on the road, what statewide crash statistics suggest might interest you.
On Aug. 1, a report came out explaining the deaths of five workers who were located at an Oklahoma drilling rig when it exploded. According to the report, Patterson-UTI Drilling has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in relation to the deaths. Two other companies, Crescent Consulting LLC and Skyline Directional Drilling LLC, also faced citations for exposing their workers to explosion hazards and fire hazards.
Many injuries can take you out of the game when it comes to your work, but some are much more difficult to understand or even recognize than others. This is especially true of mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). A mild TBI can lead to many misunderstandings and conflicts in the victim's personal and professional life, and if the victim and those around them do not realize changes in the victim's behavior are resulting from a brain injury, the outcomes are often disastrous.
We all go to work in order to pay the bills and take care of our family. To do this, we must be physically able and healthy enough to perform the tasks at hand. Therefore, if you work in a job such as construction, factory work or mining role that requires physical ability, you depend on your body to make a living.
Getting injured is never fun, especially if you get injured while you are working. When you are injured you want to get the care that you need so that you can make a speedy recovery.