A fatal accident at a work site in a church parking lot in Palo Alto, California, has left one worker dead.
Think back a generation to the time when all truckers had for communication and companionship on the road were citizens band and AM radios.
Despite the word "supervisor," your supervisor may not always be watching, or supervising, you. For example, construction workers often carry out many tasks independently with little need for someone to be glued to their side every minute of work. So, if you sustain an injury on the job, what exactly might "failure to supervise" mean?
The California road system is quite a remarkable creation, from small, neighborhood streets to interstate highways. And what do they all have in common, despite their differing sizes and speed limits? They get a variety of motorized and nonmotorized vehicles from one place to another every day.
Earlier this year, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development in San Francisco reported that construction was the fastest-growing industry across the Bay Area. That's great news for everyone who works in the building trades across Northern California.