Minnesota workers in various industries are exposed to the dangers posed by confined spaces. Employers must inform employees of potential hazards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has stringent rules about confined spaces and regulating access to these areas to help prevent an employee from suffering a workplace injury. Many workers do not realize that confined spaces are not necessarily small -- even a tanker is a confined space because there are limited entry and exit points.
While nursing can be one of the most rewarding occupations, it is also an extremely difficult job. Not only can it be mentally and emotionally demanding, but it can take a severe physical toll on the body as well.