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Workplace accidents lead to over 700 deaths in 5 years

If a job entails public safety or the operating heavy equipment, it might seem obvious that it could be a dangerous workplace. On the other hand, some professions that may seem innocuous have little known yet very serious risks. Social workers and those working in the medical field are particularly susceptible to dangerous working conditions. Massachusetts workers certainly face their fair share of dangers while working, with over 700 on-the-job deaths from workplace accidents occurring in the past five years.

Workplace accidents impact Massachusetts businesses

When people are faced with tough jobs at their companies on a daily basis, they may be more focused on losing their minds than on losing their limbs. Nevertheless, being critically injured on the job is a reality, and it can occur unexpectedly in Massachusetts. More small business owners are beginning to focus on workplace safety in order to avoid workplace accidents, which can affect a company's bottom line in addition to affecting the health and finances of the workers who are injured.

Massachusetts student injured in bicycle accident

Bicycle accidents are more common during the summer months than now, but unfortunately they still happen even around this time of the year. This could be especially true since many drivers are less likely to be watching for riders during the winter season. A recent bicycle accident in Massachusetts has injured a female.

Massachusetts study reveals seriousness of brain injury

Massachusetts residents may already be following the stories regarding the relationship between football injuries and the increased risk of brain injuries. However, a recent article has pointed out how hockey players who sustained a brain injury can also suffer lifetime effects. This is yet another eye-opening example for parents and athletes.

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