Construction workers face summer hazards such as heat stroke, dehydration, sun exposure, and excessive fatigue. Here's how to stay safe. Construction workers are among the most at-risk for work-related injuries and illnesses. Summer is an … [Read more...] about Top 4 Summer Hazards for St. Louis Construction Workers
Work Related Injuries
6 Things Employers Can Do to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss
Prevent hearing loss in the workplace by implementing a hearing conservation program, reducing noise, scheduling breaks, providing PPE, and openly discussing noise safety. Occupational hearing loss, as the name implies, is damage to the inner … [Read more...] about 6 Things Employers Can Do to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss
Workers Compensation for Struck-by-Object Accidents in the Workplace
Prevent workplace struck-by-object accidents: wear safety gear, provide training, inspect tools, implement traffic control, and limit access. Seek legal help for injuries. A struck-by-object accident, as the name implies, is an accident that … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation for Struck-by-Object Accidents in the Workplace
What Types of Injuries Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?
In general, workers' compensation covers any injury, illness, or aggravation of a pre-existing condition arising out of and during employment. Workers' compensation is an insurance program designed to provide financial support and medical care to … [Read more...] about What Types of Injuries Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?
4 Signs of a Neck Injury After a Workplace Accident
Neck injuries are common in the workplace, especially among office workers. Symptoms include pain, headaches, swelling, and weakness. Neck injuries are common in the workplace, affecting thousands of workers every year across various … [Read more...] about 4 Signs of a Neck Injury After a Workplace Accident
Common Injuries Among Nurse Assistants
Nurse Assistants have the highest work-related injury rates. The most common injuries are sprains, strains, back and shoulder injuries, punctures, and cuts. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in the US are highly susceptible to work-related … [Read more...] about Common Injuries Among Nurse Assistants