Exposure to Harmful Substances or Environments in the Workplace

Exposed to Harmful Substance at Work

Don’t hesitate to take action if you have been exposed to harmful substances or environments at work. Your health and well-being are too important to ignore. Regarding workplace safety, most people think of hazards like heavy machinery, slip-and-fall accidents, or even emotional stress. While these are all legitimate concerns, exposure to harmful substances or environments … Read more

Updated: August 28, 2023

Occupational Cancer: Risks and Precautions in the Workplace

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Workplace cancer is a global issue. Learn about preventive measures, protective gear, and legal assistance for affected Missouri workers. Cancer is a devastating illness and a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for over 10 million deaths in 2020 alone. It’s common knowledge that many carcinogens are found in food, alcohol, chemicals, and tobacco products. While the … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2023

Workers Compensation Benefits for Chemical Pneumonitis

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From cleaning supplies to manufacturing materials, exposure to harmful chemicals can cause serious health problems, including chemical pneumonitis. The workplace is full of potential risks and hazards, and one of the most dangerous is exposure to harmful chemicals. From cleaning supplies to manufacturing materials, these chemicals can cause serious health problems, including chemical pneumonitis. So, … Read more

Updated: May 9, 2022

Claiming Workers Comp Benefits for Injuries Caused by Lead Exposure

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Work-related injuries don’t always happen as a result of an accident. Sometimes, they are caused by working conditions. Such is the case of workers who are exposed to toxic substances, such as lead. Workers’ compensation law is very clear when it comes to work-related injuries or illness. If your job has caused you harm, then … Read more

Updated: March 12, 2020

Formaldehyde Exposure in the Workplace

Exposure to chemicals, including formaldehyde, can increase the risk of developing debilitating conditions. Numerous studies have found a link between exposure to pesticides, asbestos, dyes, solvents, coal or stone dust, and asphalt can cause different types of cancers and other conditions with devastating consequences. Formaldehyde should be on the list too. Numerous workers are exposed … Read more

Updated: May 11, 2021

Workers Compensation for Sanitation Industry Workers

sanitation industry workers

Sanitation workers carry out a critical function in our society, but the job comes with many risks. When you think of a fatal workplace injury, you’re probably imagining something like a factory setting, a logging operation, or a semi-truck losing control. This image is reasonable, given that those occupations are some of the most dangerous … Read more

Updated: October 14, 2022