Category Archives: Workplace Injuries
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Mr. Calwell has always been a champion for organized labor and recently wrote about the often forgotten army of workers who build our bridges, roads, buildings, railroads, airports, offices and homes, the entirety of our infrastructure. It is titled “Anonymous Monuments” and, as Mr. Calwell knows and describes, the hands of the skilled workers in our country are to be valued and respected. You can read and/or listen to Mr. Calwell recite this powerful essay by clicking on this link: Anonymous Monuments
Malignant mesothelioma is a rare but very serious type of cancer. Mesothelial cells line your lungs, stomach, heart, and other organs and create a layer of lining called the mesothelium. A tumor of that tissue is called mesothelioma, which can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). While genetic factors and environmental factors can lead to… Read More »
It is no secret that West Virginia is a dangerous place to work. While the dangers of coal mining are well-known, transportation and construction are also very dangerous. A recent report confirms just how dangerous working in West Virginia can be. The report by the U.S. Department of Labor indicates that there were 43 workplace… Read More »