The law ensures that employees who are victims of work injuries are entitled to compensation. In case of loss of life, families of the victims are entitled to such compensation. Mistakes can happen at workplaces just as they happen in our day to day life. But some unavoidable mistakes at the workplace can result in permanent disability or death. Millions of workers get hurt at their workplace every year, some result in serious injuries and death. California state law and federal laws regulate the workplaces and try to ensure that the workplaces have stringent safety standards.