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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Night shift can increase risk of work injury Shared from Mass. Workers' Comp blog According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 15 million Americans work the night shift. That is a substantial portion of this country’s workforce.
Unfortunately, working a night shift job comes with an increased risk of fatigue, loss of focus and attention, and decreased cognitive function.
These negative effects can be especially dangerous for emergency workers such as doctors, EMTs, and police officers, as well as the people they are responsible for helping.
Additionally, fatigued night-driving truckers, workers driving home from their night shift jobs, and those they share the road with, are equally at risk. Psychologists are studying the effects of night shift work to determine ways of reducing the risk of accident and injury for workers and the public alike. Click to continue reading
Avoiding 13 faux pas with your company facebook page Shared from HubSpot.com These days, most businesses have gotten the hint that they need to have a presence on Facebook. Searching for a business on Facebook and seeing they don't have a Facebook Page garners the same reaction from users as searching for a business on Google and seeing they don't have a website: You just don't look legit. But once you've created that business page, navigating the waters of building a Facebook presence is another matter entirely. How often should you post? When should you post? Why are your images all pixelated, and how can you fix them? Do you really have to respond to that troll? Many of the most common mistakes businesses make on Facebook are entirely preventable. Click to continue reading
OAJ on YouTube. Want to know what the OAJ Annual Convention is all about?
Check out this video and hear what plaintiff attorneys across the state are saying about OAJ's flagship event!
The lawyer who invented a way to take cash from accident victims Shared from MSN.com George Rawlings grabs a stack of computer printouts and stretches them six feet across his office, admiring data from police reports of Florida auto accidents: the names of those hurt and the severity of their injuries.
For Rawlings, this information is gold. It's his job to track these injured people down and collect money from them.
"Finding personal injury claims is really hard to do," he says about his trade. "We invented a way to identify them." Click to continue reading