When people imagine workplace injuries, they often think of stereotypically dangerous jobs, such as construction or professional driving. They may not think of retail workers, office workers or hospital staff.
With winter weather arriving ahead of the official turn of the season, drivers in Illinois are getting their annual crash course in safe driving on slippery roads. Every winter, precipitation turns the streets and highways from a safe place to travel to a dangerous ice rink for vehicles. No matter how proactive the state may be at clearing the roads, there are always accidents related to inclement weather.
The holiday season means people will ship things and package handles for major shipping companies will be busy. It is imperative that these individuals have a safe work environment throughout this time of year. There are many hazards at play, so employers and employees alike must ensure they take all steps possible to keep the workplace injury free.