During the holiday season, there is demand for seasonal workers in many industries. Landscape companies may hire workers in order to take care of home decorating tasks or to cut and sell Christmas tress. Retail stores and hospitality businesses could hire more workers in order to keep up with customers coming in for holiday shopping and celebrations. Manufacturers may also ramp up production in order to address the holiday shopping frenzy.
These are just a few of many examples of industries where workers are often hired on a temporary basis during this time of year. Unfortunately, as seasonal holiday workers are brought into businesses, an increase in workplace accident risks occurs. These accidents can have devastating consequences that last well beyond the holiday season and which are sometimes permanent. Anyone who is a victim of an accident should reach out to an Atlanta workers’ compensation lawyer for assistance following the incident which caused them to suffer harm. Continue Reading