Workman’s Comp for Truck Drivers Injured on the Job

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Drivers of large, commercial vehicles are subjected to a variety of factors that put them at risk for an on the job injury. Tight schedules mean long hours driving continuously often without enough sleep. They are sometimes required to load and unload the trucks making them likely candidates for back injuries as well as fall … Read more

Updated: December 31, 2015

Falling Rocks in Underground Mining Industry

Underground mining is a very dangerous job and has one of the highest fatal injury rates out of all U.S. industry. Most are caused by falling rock which is responsible for approximately 500 mining injuries each year. If you are one of these 500 injured in a mining accident you are entitled to workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

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Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who finds himself hurt or ill as a result of his employment.  Employers are required by law to carry insurance for claims. Employees do not contribute any of their wages towards workers’ comp insurance. It serves to not only ensure that an injured workers medical bills … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2017

Outdoor Workers at Cold Stress Risk

Employers should be making sure their employees are protected from cold stress. There are many types of jobs that expose workers to cold environments. These workers are at risk of cold stress. Freezing weather creates dangerous situations for workers that work outdoors or work in other areas that are not sufficiently insulated or heated. Temperatures … Read more

Updated: February 26, 2021