Category: Work Injury

Most Common Workplace Injuries

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Work injuries can happen within any occupation. The physical strain, potentially dangerous work environment, and pressure to work faster can result in accidents that leave one or more individuals seriously injured. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report in 2015 that listed the following occupations as having the highest numbers of injuries in 2018: […]

Worst Chemical Plant Accidents

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When the United States went through the Industrial Revolution, its citizens and factory owners had no idea the magnitude of change this would bring. New products, new ways of using and producing energy, and major technological advancements took the country and the world by storm. With the increased demand for energy, power plants and chemical […]

The Worst Industrial Accidents in United States History

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The industrial revolution brought on rapid change for the United States. New laws had to be made to protect workers by improving working conditions and establishing workers’ rights. Despite these efforts, terrible industrial accidents still happen every day. Industrial accidents are usually catastrophic. They often have a permanent effect on workers, the environment, and surrounding people. This […]

Workers Compensation – Subscriber Vs. Non-Subscriber

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 882,730 employees were hurt in 2018 while on the job – that accounts for 2.8% of all workers in the United States. If you’ve been injured on the job, you can usually seek compensation from your employer’s workers compensation insurance company; however, not all companies have workers comp. The companies […]

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries

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While the number of US workers injured at work has been declining every year, 882,730 still incurred injuries in 2017 alone. According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.8% of workers were injured on the job last year. Many of these accidents would have been prevented if employers had maintained safe conditions […]