On average 500 farm employees are injured on the job every day. Farms are one of the few businesses that are typically exempt from having to carry workman’s compensation insurance, but considering the risk of injury to their employees it would be … [Read more...] about The Farming Industry and Its Risk of No Insurance
Work Related Injuries
In the United States repetitive motion injuries are one of the leading injuries named in workers compensation claims. There is a myth that to receive workers' compensation benefits, the cause of your injury must be the result of a single event. … [Read more...] about The Risk of Repetitive Motion in the Workplace
Workers' compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who finds himself hurt or ill as a result of his employment. Employers are required by law to carry insurance for claims. Employees do not contribute any of their wages towards workers' … [Read more...] about Slip and Fall Accidents at Work
Herniated discs can be incredibly painful. The pain can spread to your limbs and can become excruciating. Back injuries can affect every aspect of your life and can leave you unable to work. It is incredibly important to get necessary medical care … [Read more...] about Back Injuries Resulting from a Workplace Accident
Many employees do not feel safe reporting conditions that are unsafe or requesting an investigation from OSHA because they fear retaliation by employers. Unsafe work conditions should not be tolerated. However, many employees do not feel safe … [Read more...] about Reporting Unsafe Working Conditions
Workers’ compensation systems are intended to be efficient and keep injury cases out of the courts. States develop and implement their own systems, so the way that each state approaches and handles workers’ compensation injuries can vary … [Read more...] about What Happens When The Workers’ Compensation System Does Not Work?