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February 2019 Archives

How to keep temporary workers safe in Texas

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 856 workplace fatalities involving contracted workers in 2016. That is about 16.5 percent of all workplace deaths throughout America in that year. A contracted worker is someone who is employed by one company but is controlled by another. Contracted workers may be vulnerable to injury or death because they aren't familiar with their environment and the issues that they could encounter.

Many workplace accidents still occur in confined spaces

In Texas and other states, permit-required confined space entry (PRCS) injuries and fatalities still occur fairly frequently. This is based on both new and old statistics regarding workplace injuries of this nature. Each year, roughly 2 million individuals enter confined spaces to perform some type of work-related tasks.

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