If you work in construction in Wisconsin, you may know that during the hot summer months it can be exhausting working in the constant heat of the Sun. Failure to protect yourself and follow safety protocols can put you at risk of suffering heat-related illnesses that are otherwise preventable. Fortunately, when you take the time to learn about how you can keep yourself safe from the heat, you may be able to reduce your risk of suffering heat stress.
A recent trial in New Jersey is making national headlines. The plaintiff, 46-year-old Stephen Lanzo, has accused the Johnson & Johnson Company of selling talcum-based products which they knew contained asbestos. He claims that years of exposure to Johnson & Johnson baby powder has caused his mesothelioma—a fatal form of cancer on the lining of the lungs.