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...
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...
Nurses have chosen a career centered around caring for those who need it most. They provide far more hands-on care to sick and injured individuals than doctors, who typically have numerous patients and rush from one to the next. A nurse takes on more of the daily...
Being seriously injured at work can turn your entire life upside-down. At the same time as needing medical care, being in pain, and being temporarily disabled, you'll also be unable to earn an income to support yourself and your family. This can be an extremely...
Many people think of office work as something that’s pretty safe. While it’s true that many of these professions are safe, there are still risks that workers need to be aware of. These can lead to injuries that considerably impact a person’s ability to work and do...
Roofers have one of the most important jobs in any residential housing project. A home is only as stable and protected as the roof. It is literally the first line of defense against rain, hail, snow, ice, wind and much more. New roofs must be installed professionally...
Think back to the times as a child that you landed awkwardly, falling out of trees or off horses, or getting crunched in a football tackle. Any of those incidents could have left you in a wheelchair if you had injured your spinal cord. The more you learn about your...
For construction workers, electricity is among the top four causes of workplace accidents. Yet, you do not have to be on a construction site to be at risk from an electrical accident. Almost every Ohio workplace has electricity cables running through its site. You...
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