Texas Plant Explosions

Can Hot Weather Increase Texas Plant Explosions?

Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In Texas, those factors occur on an ongoing basis all summer long. We know that ongoing exposure to extreme heat is a danger to workers, but it can also impact materials and machinery. So does extremely hot weather increase the risk of Texas plant explosions? It can certainly be a contributing factor.

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Lubbock Workplace Injury Attorneys

What to Know About Work Zone Awareness Week

When it comes to different work zones or jobsites, the number one concern is always safety. Many different events to continue teaching proper safety measures are available for both the public and industry leaders to help spread awareness about work zone car crashes. This year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week is currently upon us during…

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Lubbock Construction Accident Attorney

Top Heavy Machinery Safety Tips for Incident Prevention

It’s no secret that construction is one of the most dangerous industries for workers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 5,250 workers died on the job in 2018 alone. Heavy equipment, falling objects, electrocution, and getting stuck in-between or crushed by objects are risks these workers face on a daily basis. Safety…

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Winter Construction Accident Attorney

Winter Weather Workplace Accidents

Weather conditions during the winter months can require more preparation for construction workers than any other time of the year. Unfortunately, workplace accidents can and do happen and being ready for the unexpected before it happens is an essential component of accident prevention. Though harsh winter weather conditions in Texas don’t always happen, it’s important…

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Distracted Driving in the Workplace

OSHA Updates Guidelines on Distracted Driving in the Workplace

Distracted driving is estimated to factor into between 25 to 30% of all roadway crashes, which averages out to 4,000 or more distracted driving crashes every day. At least one 2019 study concluded the technologically connected culture of most workplaces along with increased workplace performance expectations contribute to distracted driving. The ubiquity of smartphones means…

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Amazon Not Protecting Warehouse Workers From Injuries

Amazon Not Protecting Warehouse Workers From Injuries

Oftentimes, when we think about the places we work we feel protected by those who’ve hired us and assume there would be no issue with our taking time off for personal reasons or even for an injury that happened on the job. Unfortunately for some, this is not the case and they can even find themselves being taken advantage of by the very companies they work for.

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