Whether you’re headed to Haiti as a volunteer helping to restore the earthquake-ravaged country, or to Iraq as an employee rebuilding its infrastructure, or even off the shores of Somalia as ship crewmember and scuba diving adventurist, you or your boss will most likely be looking at higher premiums — if you can get life insurance at all.Read More
It’s never been easy being a stuntman, and aside from the inherent risk of serious injury or even death in their daily work, it’s also a monumental task to buy insurance if you lead an edgy existence. That’s where an insurance impaired-risk specialist, or a broker who finds the best life insurance plans for applicants with a serious medical condition or occupational hazard, comes into the picture. In the case of those who favor a…Read More
Data from the 2012 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries highlights the ton ten U.S occupations, which mostly consists of blue-collar jobs.Read More
A grain elevator is a building used to store, discharge or process grain and beans.Read More
While many job seekers have been frustrated with the country’s ailing employment market, there are some sectors hiring. The problem, though, is that these jobs can be dangerous.
Two such industries, mining and manufacturing, have seen dramatic increases in jobs over the past few months, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.Read More
Do you work in a job that involves a lot of health risk? Perhaps you do a great deal of heavy lifting, work on a construction site or in a coal mine, or find yourself frequently on the road.
If this sounds familiar, attaching an “accidental death benefit” (ADB) rider to your term life policy may be a worthwhile acquisition. According to New York Life, ADB riders provide additional benefits to your family if you die as a result of physical injuries resulting from accidental circumstances while on the job.Read More
Every day, millions of Americans work hard to earn a living to support themselves and their families. But what if unforeseen circumstances prevented you from earning your daily wages? Accidents and illness can occur at any time. Even if your income suddenly dries up, your bills won’t.Read More
While most workers in the U.S. do not generally consider their lives to be at risk from day to day, loggers and others who have statistically hazardous jobs are less lucky, experts say.Read More
After successfully battling a huge tank fire at a gas plant in Greensboro, North Carolina, firefighters have returned to the job.Read More