No matter how carefully you work at your workplace and how safe and healthy your workplace is, accidents and injuries can still happen. Workplace injuries include everything from broken bones and occupational illnesses to aggravation of preexisting illnesses and psychological problems. The legal [Read More]
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News and Advice About Occupational Therapy
Did you know that April is Occupational Therapy Month in the United States? This year’s theme is “Occupational Therapy: Empowering Everyday Living.” Occupational therapy is a profession that helps people with injury, illness, or disability perform practical tasks to their utmost ability. If you have [Read More]
Pinnacol Assurance: What Is It and What Should I Know About It?
You don’t have to be a savvy business owner to figure out that there’s no way you can fully prevent injuries from happening in the workplace. That is why workers’ compensation insurance exists: to protect not just your employee, but also you, the employer. Without it, you will likely be looking at [Read More]
Workplace Safety: Are You at Risk?
Occupational accidents and work-related injuries claim lives every day. In the United States, there were 4,764 fatal and 2.7 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses recorded in 2020. Out of those, there were over 1 million non-fatal injuries that caused a worker to miss at least one day [Read More]
What You Should Do if You Get Injured at Work
If you suffer an injury while performing your work, there are certain steps you should take in order to make the process of receiving workers’ compensation and proper healthcare for your injury as straightforward as possible. Your employer should have a procedure in place to ensure that you have (1) [Read More]