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State trooper injured in work accident

Interstates in North Carolina and across the country are vital to ensuring that goods and people are able to efficiently move among states. However, it is often necessary to perform road maintenance to ensure all motorists can do so safely. Unfortunately, construction sites can be hazards if drivers fail to heed warning signs, placing the lives of those who are working in jeopardy. For example, a trooper in another state was recently injured in a work accident.

Construction worker dies in roof collapse

When most people in North Carolina think of dangerous professions, firefighters and police officers are often the first that come to mind. However, construction workers often face a significant amount of risk in their work environment due to the possibility of collapsing structures or falling objects, for example. Unfortunately, a construction worker in another state recently lost his life in a work-related accident.

Officials investigate fatal work accident

The vast majority of employers in North Carolina and other areas of the country are committed to protecting the safety of their employees. Unfortunately, some people must perform tasks that are dangerous, potentially putting their lives as risk. Even when all safety precautions are followed, a work accident can still occur. Officials in another state are still investigating the cause of a recent accident that resulted in a fatality.

Workers' compensation in the event of North Carolina heat stress

During the summer months, employers and officials all around the country are concerned about protecting workers from heat stress. Unfortunately, a person in North Carolina who is overexposed to heat can ultimately experience serious heat-related illnesses. While people who fall victim to the heat may qualify for workers' compensation insurance benefits, officials nationwide are issuing tips on avoiding it.

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