Workers at loading docks and warehouses understand the high risk of injury inherent in their jobs. These jobs require people to work in elevated conditions and with large equipment and trucks moving all around them. An accident can occur at any time.
Employers must ensure high standards of safety in a work environment while adhering to regulations set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA. To help minimize injuries in a loading dock, they must provide cutting-edge training along with safety gear and equipment to allow workers to safely perform their jobs.
In spite of the proactive efforts of employees and employers, accidents do happen. According to legislation regarding California workers’ compensation, injuries suffered by employees on the job are automatically the responsibility of the employer. Workers’ compensation insurance will cover:
If you have been injured while working on a loading dock or warehouse, take action. We will attend to every detail in our exhaustive investigation. Our goal is to maximize compensation for the injuries you suffered, regardless of the accident:
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