Category: Work Injuries

Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Workers who perform repetitive motions in the workplace are at risk of repetitive stress injuries. Back pain is one of the more common musculoskeletal disorders because many workers perform repetitive motion that put stress on the back muscles. Workers in jobs requiring them to do the following may be at risk for repetitive stress injuries…. read more

Common Occupational Diseases and Illnesses

Most know workers’ compensation is available to those who suffer an injury at work. But did you also know that developing a work-related illness or disease may also entitle you to workers’ comp benefits? For a look into some of the most common occupational diseases and illnesses, read on. Lung Diseases and Conditions Lung diseases… read more

Common Construction Site Accidents and Injuries

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries for workers in the United States and the state of Florida. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), out of the 3,929 worker fatalities in 2013, 20.3 percent were in the construction industry. The following takes a look at some of the most… read more

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder After Work Accident

How to Recognize PTSD after a Work Accident You may know to be on the lookout for delayed signs of physical injury after a serious on-the-job accident. Have you been similarly advised to safeguard your mental and emotional wellbeing? Accident victims often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can take weeks, months or even years… read more

Gives 5 Workplace Safety Tips

Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Lawyers Give Advice Some people go to work never thinking that today could be the day that they could be involved in a slip and fall accident at work. However, there are thousands of fall accidents that occur at the workplace each year, and no one ever knows if he… read more

What Your Fort Myers Work Injury Means to Your Employer

Following your Florida construction work accident and injury, you may assume that your employer will be there for you. After all, you have been a loyal employee and worker for years, and you know that your direct boss values the work you do. Although this may be true, you need to understand one thing –… read more

OSHA Recommendations Help Prevent Florida Trench Collapses Injuries

One of the most dangerous workplace accidents that can happen is a Florida trench collapse. These accidents almost always result in the death of one or more workers, or at best, serious or life-threatening injuries. Trenches are used for many construction projects in and around the cities of Florida. Trenches can be used for burying… read more