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Understanding Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder


Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD) is caused by repetitive tasks and poor posture, affecting arms and neck, crucial for workplace health. Work-related upper limb disorder (WRULD) encompasses a variety of conditions that affect the arms, from fingers to shoulders, and can extend to the neck. It is primarily caused by repetitive work, awkward postures, and … Read more

Updated: February 28, 2024

Common Injuries Covered Under Missouri Workers’ Compensation


Explore common injuries covered by Missouri Workers’ Comp and understand your right to get the support you need after a workplace injury. Workers’ compensation in Missouri is designed to provide relief and support to employees who have suffered work-related injuries. This system ensures that workers receive medical care and financial assistance during recovery. The Law … Read more

Workers’ Comp Elbow Injury Settlement


If you’ve experienced a work-related elbow injury, an experienced workers’ compensation attorney can help protect your right to compensation. The introduction of Artificial Intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, and other technologies marks a major milestone in humanity’s industrial revolution. These technologies are more efficient, reducing workloads and reliance on manual labor. However, despite the … Read more

Updated: November 8, 2023

5 Common Causes of Pain and Repetitive Strain at Work

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Repetitive strain injuries and posture-related injuries affect millions of US workers annually. Regular breaks and ergonomic equipment can help prevent them. Every year, a staggering 1.8 million workers in the US suffer from repetitive strain injuries, or RSIs, which occur when muscles, tendons, and ligaments experience the same type of strain and stress over a prolonged period. … Read more

Updated: April 24, 2023

What Is an Occupational Hazard?

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OSHA defines Occupational Hazards as “a danger or condition in the work environment that can result in injury, illness, or death.” Work environments are different. From the setting and job description to company culture – each place of employment has its unique set of challenges. And it’s not just the challenges that are different, but … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024

Can Working From Home Cause a Repetitive Stress Injury?

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Working long hours from home can increase your chances of suffering from a repetitive stress injury. Many people were ecstatic when they heard they could now work from the comfort of their homes, following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, these work-from-home measures introduced new challenges for employees, including anxiety and loneliness. Not surprisingly, … Read more

Updated: December 20, 2021