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What’s the right treatment of a dislocated shoulder?

Depending on your job, you may find yourself risking injury on a regular basis. For instance, if you work in construction, you never know if you could injure your neck, back or shoulder by lifting heavy items.

A dislocated shoulder is not the most serious injury you can suffer, but this can most definitely alter your life in the future.

6 things to know about repetitive motion injuries

Repetitive motion injuries lead to considerable issues for workers. An employee who has been affected by a repetitive motion injury can suffer from significant pain. Medical treatment, time off work and similar factors can make life difficult. These workers might opt to pursue workers’ compensation benefits if the injury is due to a work factor. Consider these points if you think you have a repetitive motion injury or already have a diagnosis of one. 

What type of treatment is best for a herniated disk?

There are many causes of a herniated disk, such as attempting to lift an item that is too heavy.

If you suffer this injury, it goes without saying that you'll soon realize that the pain and discomfort is very real. For this reason, you'll do whatever it takes to find a treatment strategy that provides relief.

Construction workers are prone to head and back injuries

Do you work in the construction industry? If so, you are familiar with the many risks associated with your job. For example, you may be concerned about falling from height. Or maybe you have reason to believe that an object could fall from above and cause a serious injury.

Although you and your employer do your best to avoid serious accidents, you never know what could happen in the future.

How can you improve ladder safety on the job?

Do you use a ladder almost every day at work? Do you realize that this could cause an injury at some point in the future?

While there is no way to guarantee that you will never be injured, there are some steps you can take to improve ladder safety on the job. Consider the following:

A serious workplace injury can alter your life

Regardless of your profession, there is always a chance that you could be injured on the job. If this happens, you hope that you can receive treatment and return to work in the near future. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

A serious workplace injury has a way of turning your life upside down. This can include but is not limited to injuries such as: broken neck, traumatic brain injury, or spinal cord trauma.

There are many types of back and neck injuries

Have you injured your back and/or neck in a workplace accident? If so, there is nothing more important than receiving medical treatment. This will ensure that you have a treatment plan in place to help you make a full recovery.

There are many types of back and neck injuries, all of which can change your life both now and in the future. Some of the most common injuries include:

Forklift safety in a warehouse setting

Thousands upon thousands of people in the United States work in a warehouse setting. While many of these people enjoy their job, some don't realize the risks associated with their line of work.

According to OSHA, approximately 95,000 people are injured every year in forklift accidents. Along with this, roughly 100 people are killed. While this data encompasses accidents across all industries, warehouses can be extremely dangerous.

Lawmakers concerned about safety conditions of local plants

Both state and federal lawmakers in Wisconsin have contacted government agencies to investigate environmental and workplace concerns at several industrial drum reconditioning plants located in the Milwaukee area.

According to several lawmakers, operations at multiple Mid-America Steel Drum locations pose a risk to both workers as well as people who live in the local area. At these plants, chemical containers are both refurbished and recycled.

The true value of workers' compensation: A woman's guide

If you need workers' compensation, you likely have a medical condition that resulted from an accident or exposure to hazards on the job. What value does workers' compensation truly hold? It provides many different types of benefits to you and potentially to your family. Here are some benefits you may want to look into with the help of your attorney.

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