Category: Work Related Injuries

The Oil Boom One Death is One Too Many

Recent oil booms across the country are providing a significant boon to both the national and local economies. Reports by CNN and Forbes detail the rising productivity in both North Dakota and Texas respectively, two of the biggest hotspots for oil production, with both attracting thousands of workers looking for…

A Look at the 10 Most Dangerous Occupations in Texas

While Texas may appear to be a relatively safe state, the Lone Star State led the nation in work-related deaths in 2012 with a startling 433 fatal work injuries, according to CBS News. For a run down on the ten most dangerous occupations in Texas, read on: Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers…