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January 2018 Archives

Seemingly proactive steps may actually harm your SSD application

After you suffered a work-related injury, were involved in a serious accident or experienced some other event that resulted in you developing a long-term or permanent disability, you may have begun to worry about your finances. Medical expenses could cause you considerable struggles, and if you can no longer work due to the disability, you may wonder how you will generate an income.

Helping you recover workers' comp following a workplace illness

We all get ill from time to time because of our time spent in the workplace. While this could transpire into just the common cold or the flu spreading among colleagues, other individuals are plagued by more serious ailments due to the work environment. Unfortunately, a harmful work condition, such as asbestos or extreme stress, could result in a worker suffering from a serious mental or physical illness.

Sexual harassment at work causes women to suffer mental illnesses

Our experiences can shape who we are and how we perceive things. The average employee in Ohio or elsewhere spends 40 hours a week in the workplace, so why wouldn't a worker's experience in the work environment impact them? Unfortunately, some employees have negative and sometimes traumatic experiences in the workplace. This can induce stress, causing the employee to suffer from mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression.

Understanding forklift accidents on a construction site

Construction sites are frequently a work in progress. This means material, tools, machinery and workers are always coming and going. While plans and objectives are put in place for a project, this does not always mean that things go as planned. Although delays happen, often due to weather, simple mishaps and not enough workers, delays could be related to defects in hard machinery used at the site. Defects could mean that the project is at a standstill until it is fixed or replaced. However, a defect could also mean a construction site accident and injured workers.

Common causes of construction accidents

Risks and dangers are often associated with the things that we do, even if they are small. However, when working in an industry where these dangers and risks are prevalent, it becomes more likely that a serious and even debilitating accident will occur. One of these industries is construction