When you chose teaching as a profession, you likely didn’t imagine that you’d wind up injured and unable to work for a time as a result. However, teachers are at risk for a number of injuries. These can include injuries that result from doing everyday activities to...
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A 2018 study published in the American College of Surgeons highlighted how there's been a five-fold reduction in burn injuries over the past nearly 40 years. Even still, some workers are more vulnerable to suffering this kind of disabling injury than others. These...
After months of what seemed like endless interruptions, things have slowly started to get back to normal. More and more businesses and industries have permission to begin operating at higher capacities. Many people are excited to get back to work, but that excitement...
It shouldn't alarm you if the Social Security Administration (SSA) notifies you that you need to undergo a psychological evaluation as part of the claims process when you apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The fear of the...
Going to work can take a heavy physical toll on your body. Unless you are a professional athlete, you probably do not train to get in shape for your job. However, if you have been away from work for a while, then maybe you should. Due to the unprecedented past year,...
For workplace safety, 2020 was an unprecedented year. When the coronavirus pandemic reached the United States, several workplaces shut down to limit the virus’ spread. Other businesses had to implement safety plans to keep their workplaces safe for employees....
If you work in a salon, one of the chemicals you may be around often is acetone. Acetone can be beneficial when used as a solvent, so it is normally used in nail salons to remove old nail polish and to prep nails for new color. Acetone, as a solvent, can break down...
If you work in a dangerous job, you might worry about what will happen to your spouse and kids if you die in a workplace accident. If your spouse works in a profession like logging or construction, you may worry that an injury would not only take your spouse away but...
If you are an employee, you always have the risk of being injured on the job, regardless of whether you are in a so-called high-risk profession or not. While construction workers or factory workers may have a higher risk of a work injury than, say, an office worker,...
If your spouse works in a dangerous industry, you may very well be nervous that they could be severely injured or even killed on the job. While most industries today are vastly safer than they have been in the past, there are still clear risks and thousands of workers...
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