This New Year, the entire team at Flaxman Law Group want to wish you a healthy, happy, prosperous, and safe 2020. As part of our efforts to ensure that residents of Homestead, Hollywood, Miami and other Florida communities get to live their healthiest and safest lives, we have put together our best tips for staying safe all year long:
In today’s economy, many workers In Hollywood and across Florida are taking on side hustle or extra jobs to make extra money. While side hustles are extremely popular, however, they can also lead to workplace injury and even liability, even if your side business is in your own home.
Whether you are consulting or selling products online, taking on a second job can be dangerous for a few reasons:
If you own and operate a small business, you’ll want to take steps to prevent injuries at your business. Even though you are required to pay for liability insurance as a small business, any serious injury at your company can result in financial losses and stress which can threaten the very existence of your organization.
When it comes to Hollywood small businesses, injuries can happen to make stakeholders. You yourself may be injured or the injuries can impact employees, visitors, or your customers and clients. Even delivery persons can be injured when dropping off items at your office or establishment.
Today, it’s quite common to have to go out of town on business, and in many cases this involves either driving to other cities or taking a plane and then getting a rental car to drive to business meetings and any conferences, professional associations, and other business events which are part of the trip.
If you travel for work often, especially, you may face a number of risks when driving. Not only do you need to be concerned about car accidents with rental cars or when spending long periods of time on the road, but you also need to consider personal safety when you are in hotels or in unfamiliar destinations. You need to consider how to prevent theft and other dangers.
Whether you work in an office in Hollywood, at a manufacturing facility anywhere in South Florida, in a transportation where you spend most of your time on the road or in any other kind of workplace, you deserve a safe job site and deserve not to be injured at work. While the specific safety requirements for every type of work can vary widely, there are some safety tips which all workers can use to keep their workplaces safe:
For real estate agents in Hollywood and other cities, the workplace can be dangerous. There have been instances where real estate agents have been attacked during showings and even killed. This job is dangerous because real estate agents are often in the field, meeting with others and they generally do so alone. In addition, open houses can be a danger because anyone from the community can walk in, and in some cases there may only be no one else present in the house during the showing.
If you are a real estate professional, there are a few steps you can take to stay safer:
This Labor Day weekend, we celebrate workers and workplaces. This can also be a weekend where you create a few small changes which can have a big impact on your work life by helping you be more productive while also helping you to avoid workplace injuries in your Hollywood or Florida workplace.
These simple changes may help you cut your risk of back injuries, crushing injuries, head injuries, repetitive strain injuries, and other injuries:
Workplace injuries in Homestead and other Florida communities are a serious concern. They cause everything from pain and suffering to fractures, crushing injuries, head trauma, and many other types of life altering and even fatal injuries. No one goes to work expecting to be injured, but this is still a reality for many employees in South Florida and across the country.
Fortunately, workers can do several things, starting this Labour Day, to reduce their risk of injuries:
No one goes to work expecting to be seriously injured, and yet each year workers in Hollywood and across South Florida end up going to the hospital at the end of their work day or may not even come home. Unfortunately, serious injuries are common across all industries. Even seemingly simple work with numbers or with paperwork can lead to severe and debilitating injury.
Since no one expects to be injured at work, many workers don’t know what to do when they are injured. This leads to common mistakes such as:
When many people think of workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims in Homestead and Florida, they tend to think of high-risk occupations in industrial settings and factories. However, office workers also face a range of serious injuries and workplace accidents.
If you work in an office, there are many situations where you may be exposed to toxic chemicals or unsafe conditions. You can suffer from back injuries, head trauma, repetitive strain injuries, falls, and other serious injuries.