According to studies of car accidents, work accidents and sleep deprivation, the answer is "yes." While not everyone may believe that losing one hour of sleep is enough to cause serious problems, research shows that some accidents do spike during the week of daylight saving time in March.
Farm work is dangerous. In fact, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) names agriculture as one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S. If you work in any type of agricultural job, this comes as no surprise. But do you know your rights if you are injured as a farm worker?
Worker safety is a critical issue that too many employers do not adequately address. While negligent companies may be fined for their actions, ultimately the injured workers are the ones who suffer the most.