Recent forecasts show the potential of an El Nino event next winter in the western states.  The waters of the mid-Pacific are warming up and recent rains in Texas and Oklahoma are historical precursors of a potential El Nino, which brings heavy rains to California and the Southwest.  However, no one can predict for certain that an El Nino is imminent and short term forecasts are indicating that the drought conditions and higher than average summer temperatures will persist in the West u

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Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index recently released its compilation of the 10 most costly workplace accidents for 2014.  These accidents cost a combined $59.6 billion a year in direct workers compensation costs. These accidents cost a combined $59.6 billion a year in direct workers compensation costs.  Liberty Mutual pulled this data from all of the accidents that caused employees to miss six or more days of work.  The 10 leading accidents are:

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