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 … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation for Sanitation Industry Workers
Slip and Fall Accidents
Although not based on negligence, you do have to be specifically engaged in work activities to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Statistics show that as many as 42% of all construction industry deaths are the result of construction … [Read more...] about Construction Falls Covered by Workers’ Compensation
If you slipped and fell while making a delivery, it is important that you understand your legal rights regarding workers compensation in Missouri. Workers’ compensation insurance is a type of insurance that is meant to protect workers who are at … [Read more...] about Can I Receive Workers Compensation If I Am Making a Delivery and I Slip and Fall?
The new OSHA regulations may prevent as many as 5,000 slip and fall injuries each year in the U.S. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency that is dedicated to ensuring that working conditions are safe for … [Read more...] about OSHA’s Rules on Slip and Fall Injuries and Your Work Injury Claim
The injury risk primarily depends on the types of goods the delivery worker handles. Delivery workers often have to work long hours day and night. While we may not think of this job as a particularly risky one, it does carry certain risks, and … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation Benefits for Delivery Workers Injured at Work
Serious accidents can occur in the construction, mining and logging industries if support devices are not placed correctly. Falls due to their misplacement can result in severe injuries and even death. Workers may fall while working on … [Read more...] about Workplace Injuries Caused by Improper Placement of Support Devices