Viewers throughout the nation, including in North Carolina, look forward to tuning in each week to the hit reality program "Dancing With the Stars." While many likely think about the show strictly as entertainment, the reality is the stage the stars and their partners dance on each week is a workplace. So too is the studio in which they practice.
It is doubtful that many people think about the source of their food when they sit down to eat a meal. Those who do ponder it are likely focused on where the food came from and whether it is organic or genetically modified. There is another factor that could influence food choices for residents of North Carolina, however. That factor is the safety procedures in place to protect workers producing the food we eat.
It's no secret that construction sites can be dangerous places. When a worker is hurt at a construction site in the triad area the injuries can be serious, leading to lifelong issues and the inability to work. When a worker is injured in such a setting, he or she may be able to obtain workers' compensation benefits. In addition, in some situations the worker may also be able to file a civil personal injury lawsuit against those whose negligence may have contributed to the incident occurring.