According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), roughly 2.7 million private industry employees had suffered nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses in 2020 alone. This sheer prevalence goes to show that despite employers’ strict adherence to the guidelines mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), injuries can still occur in the workplace andRead More
Injured On the Job: Where to Go?
If you have been injured in an accident at your place of work, you are most likely entitled to what is called Workers’ Compensation. Most employers are required by state law to provide their employees with workers’ comp insurance coverage, in the event of a workplace accident. If you are injured at your job, itRead More
Preventing Common Work Injuries
You’ve probably heard the words, “safety first,” plenty of times. However, workers are injured on the job every day. Some of these injuries are serious and life threatening, while others are not as grave and require little attention. From falling down, to developing carpal tunnel because of too much time typing to hurting a hand whileRead More