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What Should You Do If You Experience a Headache After a Workplace Accident?

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After a workplace accident, report any headaches to your supervisor, seek prompt medical attention, and document symptoms. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported 2.6 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses. Enduring a workplace injury can be traumatic, but experiencing persistent headaches afterward can further complicate matters, especially if they’re resistant to conventional … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2023

Common Construction Accidents That Lead to Brain Injuries

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Here are some of the most common construction accidents that often lead to brain injuries in Missouri. Every year about 1.5 million individuals in the US sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Out of the 1.5 million, 230,000 are hospitalized, and 50,000 succumb to their injuries. TBIs aren’t uncommon in the construction industry, especially in sites … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Construction Workers and Brain Injuries: The 3 Levels of Severity

Working in the construction industry is often dangerous, and its workers are at an increased risk for TBIs and their consequences. A 2016 report made by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that the construction industry has the highest number of traumatic brain injuries in the US workplaces, both fatal and … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Work Injury Risks Faced by St. Louis Drywall Installers

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Workers involved in drywall installation can suffer neck, back, shoulder and finger injuries, or even more serious ones such as traumatic brain injuries. Almost every type of work associated with construction is dangerous and can cause worker injuries. Of all the construction related activities such as crane operation, roofing and demolition, drywall installation may seem … Read more

Updated: May 14, 2024

Workplace Injuries in the Manufacturing Industry – St. Louis Work Comp Law Firm

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The manufacturing industry poses innumerable hazards for workers. From heavy machinery, exposure to sparks, toxic chemicals, repetitive motions, and intense heat, many hazards in manufacturing workplaces cause injury to workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2011, the manufacturing industry accounted for over 30 percent of all occupational illness cases, which is one … Read more

Updated: February 26, 2021