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How can workplace vehicle crashes happen?

In 2021, a worker died every 101 minutes from workplace injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In workplaces, activities often involve the movement of vehicles. Understanding how dangerous…

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Teachers and work-related injuries

During a typical day at work, a teacher could face many different challenges. From struggling to control a difficult class to pressure from parents and higher-ups, working as an educator…

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5 common injuries that lead to a workers’ comp claim

While some jobs have fewer safety risks, any job creates the potential for an injury to happen. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 2.6 million workplace injuries and illnesses…

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Workers’ compensation may be available for workers with herniated disks

Workers in all industries risk injury during their employment. The back is one of the most commonly injured areas of all major body parts. Major back injuries include herniated disks.…

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The most common workers’ compensation claims for nurses

Nursing is a demanding field with many risks for workplace injuries. As a nurse, you should recognize the inherent risks in your job, especially given the level of responsibility held…

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Workers’ compensation: Returning to work while receiving benefits

In North Carolina, if you suffered injuries due to a job-related task, you are entitled to compensation for lost wages and medical care. Generally, you can receive benefits until you…

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Is fibromyalgia eligible for workers comp?

There is some debate among the medical community over the condition of fibromyalgia, but this is an officially recognized condition by the American Medical Association. Those who deal wit> fibromyalgia…

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How to adjust to your new normal after an SCI

Spinal cord injuries are among the most common catastrophic injuries that workers face on a construction site. Damage to your spinal cord can result in permanent changes to your sensation,…

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How can work-related stress result in heart problems?

Undergoing chronic stress in the workplace can impact your life. When most people think of injuries in the workplace, they think about accidents that result in physical injuries. However, invisible…

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What are common injuries in warehouses?

Warehouses are known for being a hotbed of workplace accidents and injuries, due in part to the high level of risk inherent in the job itself. Knowing the most common…

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How brain injuries happen on the job

When traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) get discussed in the media, the focus is usually on sports like football and hockey, as well as TBIs suffered by soldiers in combat. But…

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What are the impacts of repetitive strain injuries?

Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) can impact anyone for any reason at any time in their life. It is a plague among workers everywhere. On top of that, these injuries actually…

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