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Work Related Injuries – High Risk Jobs for Asphyxiation and Suffocation

Although these conditions are not as common as other work-related injuries, they still pose a real threat to workers in particular industries. Asphyxiation, suffocation, and strangulation have similar meanings. Asphyxiation refers to a medical condition in which the oxygen supply to the body becomes severely deficient due to the patient’s inability to breathe normally. Strangulation … Read more

Updated: March 27, 2024

Drug, Alcohol, and Safety Violations in the Workplace

An injured worker may lose their rights to workers compensation under certain circumstances, such as drug, alcohol, and safety violations. Anyone who gets injured or becomes ill at the workplace can claim benefits under workers’ compensation. An injured employee can seek medical benefits, wage loss benefits, and permanent disability benefits under the Missouri workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: July 30, 2020