7 Occupational Diseases That May Be Hiding in Your Workplace

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Even the safest workplaces can have hidden dangers that put you at risk for an occupational disease. Compared to other areas of your life, you probably spend a lot of time at work. And ideally, the workplace you frequently occupy would be safe. However, the truth is, that even the safest workplaces can have hidden … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2022

The Dangers of Not Reporting an On-The-Job Back Injury

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By not reporting your injury, you’re putting yourself in danger in a number of ways. Imagine you’re busy lifting, pushing, or pulling something heavy at work, and, out of nowhere, you feel a sharp pain in your back. It’s so bad that you can barely move. You know you should report the injury, but you … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

10 Common Workplace Risks That Cause Baggage Handler Injuries

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It may surprise you to find out that being a baggage handler can come with many workplace risks. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common workplace risks that cause baggage handler injuries. Common Workplace Risks That Cause Baggage Handlers Injuries Lifting and Moving Heavy Luggage: One of the most common causes … Read more

Updated: February 25, 2022

4 Ways to Prevent Work Injuries Caused by Poor Ergonomics

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Let’s take a closer look at poor ergonomics in the workplace, discuss what you can do to prevent these injuries, and how to seek compensation if you have been injured. You’ve probably heard of the term Ergonomics, but do you know what it means? According to OSHA, Ergonomics is the science of fitting the job … Read more

Injured at Work Due to Overexertion – How to Prove It

If you have been injured at work due to overexertion, you should be receiving treatment for all of your injuries. Overexertion is the second leading cause of workplace injuries and accidents in the U.S. Overexertion injuries result in pulled muscles, back pain and can create several different health problems because the body cannot handle the … Read more

The High Cost Of Back Pain After a St. Louis Work Injury

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Back injuries are often painful, life-changing, and result in very high costs. Back injury is a rather vague term that can be used for a variety of different back problems. And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these back injuries affect around 1 million workers in the US and account for nearly 20% of … Read more

Updated: August 24, 2020