Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for Dehydration?

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With summer temperatures in full swing, some workers whose primary work consists of being outside in the heat are taking extra precautions to stay hydrated. However, when the demands of your job are harsh, you may not have adequate breaks to consume the water you need. Dehydration is a serious concern for those working outdoors,…

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OSHA’s Role in Worker Safety

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), plays a pivotal role in worker safety. In fact, 35 years ago, workplace safety was unheard of, and employers were not held to the same rigorous standards they are today. Stemming from the OSH Act of 1970, OSHA is there to ensure employers are responsible for providing their…

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What to Do if You Are Injured On the Job

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It can be extremely stressful to suffer an injury on the job. How are you going to pay your bills? Will you lose your job if you are unable to work? Will you get fired if you file for workers’ compensation? What if your workers’ compensation claim gets denied? These are all common questions. We…

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10 Facts to Know About Workers’ Compensation

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There is plenty that workers do not know about workers’ compensation, but should. These things not only help workers understand their rights, but can also help them better determine how to handle an injury claim, if one should arise. Regardless of the industry you work in, you should familiarize yourself with these facts. And, if…

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Work Related Injuries and Compensation

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Every day, thousands of employees go to work at jobs where they are in harm’s way. Construction workers, manufacturing line employees, auto mechanics, welders, and other individuals who work at jobs requiring physical labor can suffer from injuries caused by many factors. Some of the most common causes of these injuries include repetitive motion, falling…

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