Work Injuries

Each year, millions of Americans are injured on the job, often requiring the injured worker to miss at least one day of work. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, injuries from sprains and strains account for more than almost 40 percent of workplace injuries.

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  • Back Injury

    Back Injury

    According to the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, 80 percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. In addition, b...

  • Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries

    Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries

    Each year, millions of Americans are injured on the job, and the injury requires workers to miss at least one day of work. In 2014, injuries from slips, trips, and falls resulted i...

  • Repetitive Strain Injury (not carpal tunnel)

    Repetitive Strain Injury (not carpal tunnel)

    Injuries from sprains and strains affect millions of U.S. workers each year. One type of injury is a work-related musculoskeletal disorder, often referred to as repetitive strain i...

  • Head Injury/Concussion

    Head Injury/Concussion

    A head injury includes damage to the brain, scalp or skull. In the workplace, falls are among the most common causes of head injury when a worker experiences a bump, jolt, or blow ...

  • Noise Injury

    Noise Injury

    Excessive noise levels in the workplace can damage hearing and cause hearing loss, interfere with concentration and thought processes, disturb sleep, and bring about fatigue and ag...

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the workplace results from a jarring blow or jolt to the head or body. A sharp object penetrating brain tissue can also cause a TBI. This type of ...

  • Toxic Fumes Injury

    Toxic Fumes Injury

    Exposure to toxic fumes in the workplace puts employees at risk of diseases such as lung and urinary tract cancer, respiratory disease, damage to the kidneys and nervous system dis...

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Spinal cord injuries — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal — can occur even with seemingly simple accidents such as falling from a l...

  • Cuts and Lacerations

    Cuts and Lacerations

    Cuts and lacerations are common injuries in the workplace, and the reasons behind these mishaps vary. Injuries may occur due to improper training, a lack of established safety proc...

  • Neck Injury

    Neck Injury

    Neck injuries in the workplace are often the result of slip-and-fall accidents, which injure the soft tissues in the neck and lead to a serious sprain or strain. Lifting heavy load...

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    One workplace-related injury that people have become more aware of in recent years is carpal tunnel syndrome. This injury occurs when a nerve that runs from the forearm to the hand...

  • Burn Injuries

    Burn Injuries

    Three main types of burn injuries are common in the workplace: thermal (heat), chemical, and electrical. Thermal burns can occur from contact with steam, flames, hot surfaces, and ...

  • Sprains and Strains

    Sprains and Strains

    A sprain is an injury to a ligament caused by a sudden overstretching. A strain happens when overstretching occurs in the muscle or tendon. The severity of the injury will dictate ...

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