What is worker fatigue and why should you care?

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, fatigue is the body’s way of signaling to the brain that it is time to slow down and rest. Unfortunately, many Americans fail to heed the body’s warnings and continue to work long hours, take on irregular and extended shifts and operate on little sleep. If you…


What happens in an overloaded big rig crash

Commercial trucks are subject to a number of federal and state regulations that trucking companies do not always observe. One practice that continues despite the potential danger is overloading cargo. If you are the victim of a truck-car crash due to overloaded cargo, is the truck driver the only negligent party? Or are others also…


Product location can be a safety issue in stores

Retail store owners and managers in Minnesota are not liable for every accident that occurs on their premises, but you have the right to expect that you will be safe while you shop. This includes floors that are clean and free of obstacles, and it also means you should never be in danger of falling…