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A work-related injury is also known as an occupational injury. If you have suffered an occupational injury, you may file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer to seek benefits to compensate you for your medical bills and loss of wages.
Occupational Injury | Workers Compensation Patients
According to the history of workers’ compensation, states are in charge of implementing and enforcing workers’ compensation laws. However, the federal government does keep track of annual incidents of occupational injuries, both fatal and non-fatal.
- Overexertion - This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing, this has consistently been the number one workplace injury.
- Slip or Trip and Falls - This mostly pertains to falls from wet or slippery floors. It also commonly covers elderly people slipping and falling due to snow covered pathways on their way to work.
- Fall to Lower Level - These falls happen when working from elevated areas such as a ladder, rooftops, and stairways, most typically.
- Bodily Reaction - These are injuries caused when one slips or trips without falling, the most common is injured knees or ankles.
- Struck by Object - The most usual cases involve objects dropped from a higher level by another person or objects which fall from a higher level such as a shelf.
- Struck Against an Object - This happens when a person accidentally runs into hard barricades or objects such as walls, doors, cabinets, glass windows, table, chairs etc.
- Highway Incident - Cases where transportation is used for business purposes and an automobile accident occurs consistently remain on the top list of injuries.
- Machinery Accidents - This type of injury typically refers to those where large and dangerous machinery is used and the employee gets caught in or compressed by it.
- Repetitive Motion - This injury is less obvious upfront but is harmful in the long run. The most typical injuries here come from continuous use of a computer from typing, straining muscles and tendons, causing back pain, vision problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Assaults and Violent Acts - Many injuries are caused by attacks by other employees or employers, stemming typically from arguments or office politics.