Archive for November 27, 2013
Did you know that, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), 3 million workers sustain injuries on the job during an average year? Occupational injuries can leave employees physically incapable of work. Lost wages, coupled with steep medical bills and expenses, can completely devastate workers’ finances, savings, and sustainable livelihood. How can you avoid workplace accidents, and what should you do if you are hurt at work?
Avoid Occupational Injuries
There is a huge misconception, largely perpetuated by television and word of mouth, that workers’ compensation is actually profitable. In reality, employees typically receive only 50% to 70% of regular wages while out of work and collecting workers’ comp. The ideal solution, then, is to avoid getting hurt on the job. How can employees avoi