Protect Yourself from Burns in the Workplace

Some jobs require workers to work in extremely dangerous conditions that put them at high risk of serious burns. Whether you work with chemicals or food, it’s important to follow safety precautions in order to ensure you don’t suffer from a serious burn at work:

1.    Where the proper safety gear: this may be gloves, shoes, masks, or other clothing. Make sure you are following the safety rules and regulations of your job.
2.    Avoid contact with dangerous chemicals: if working with chemicals, avoid contact with dangerous ones – learn about each chemical and the dangers associated with them.
3.    Never take shortcuts: it can be extremely dangerous if you take shortcuts at work to buy time if you work with high-heat or chemicals. Follow all safety procedures and take caution.
4.    Read the manual/follow a safety guide: make sure you read the manual before operating any new machinery/equipment or read the safety guide associated with the work you will be performing.
5.    If necessary, get treatment immediately: if you have been burned, seek treatment immediately. Notify your supervisor and always consider a burn to be serious, even if it doesn’t look serious right away.

If you or a loved one has been injured on the job, contact us for a free case appraisal today.

Dear Friends and Clients,

Our firm is dedicated to act with compassion, concern and commitment to our clients, community and colleagues. As such, we have been taking precautions to ensure that we are still fulfilling our ethical and moral obligation to our clients, while also ensuring the health and safety of our employees.

Until further notice, our offices will be closed to the public to encourage social distancing and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our team is still hard at work, most from home, and you may still call, email, live chat or video conference us if you or a loved one is seeking legal assistance. As the first law firm to offer our clients secure online access to their case file more than a decade ago, we have always been believers in using technology to make life easier and information more accessible. In these present times it has been a smooth transition for us to continue to offer our clients the same seamless and thorough service that you deserve and are accustomed to.

This pandemic is unlike anything any of us have faced in our lifetimes, and while we can continue to emotionally support one another through it all, staying home and keeping your distance is vital to the health and wellness of our communities. It does not feel good to break routines, cancel events and retreat from our normal, day-to-day socializing, but let us remember that, in times of strife, prior generations were asked to go to war and we are simply being asked to stay home. Your isolation equals more lives saved, and more time for medical providers to prepare for the treatment of patients battling COVID-19.

When the dust settles, we will join together with a greater appreciation for the country we live in, local businesses, loved ones and health. Until then, we will continue to offer guidance and representation from a safe distance.

Very truly yours,

Marvin Anderman and the firm family of Fine, Olin & Anderman, LLP