Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) is a type of injury that occurs when repetitive motions or exposure to vibrations or force over time cause damage to the body. What Exactly is Cumulative Trauma Disorder? Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD), … [Read more...] about Workers’ Compensation for Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD)
Work Related Injuries
Workplace Bullying Resulting in Health Issues
Bullying is a menace that is prevalent not just in schools, but in workplaces too. A recent study conducted by the U.S. Workplace Bullying Institute reveals that job-related bullying can cause serious long-term problems for a victim. Cruel … [Read more...] about Workplace Bullying Resulting in Health Issues
The Risk of Repetitive Motion in the Workplace
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 result from a single event. For … [Read more...] about The Risk of Repetitive Motion in the Workplace
Nurse Work Injury St. Louis – Risk of Injuries for Nurses and Nursing Assistants
A hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work. Nurses and nursing assistants statistically have a more dangerous job than workers in construction or manufacturing. Nurses and other healthcare workers suffer workplace injuries and … [Read more...] about Nurse Work Injury St. Louis – Risk of Injuries for Nurses and Nursing Assistants
Workplace Injuries in the Carpet Industry
Though it may not seem like a high-risk industry, there are several common injuries carpet industry workers may experience. When most people think about dangerous jobs, they may imagine construction workers or police officers. However, many … [Read more...] about Workplace Injuries in the Carpet Industry
Is There a Connection Between Hot Weather and Workplace Injuries?
Working in hot weather can make existing health conditions worse, impair a worker's judgment, and lead to dehydration. Understandably, many people love summertime. The weather is warm, the sun is out, and an overall sense of happiness is in the … [Read more...] about Is There a Connection Between Hot Weather and Workplace Injuries?