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1 in 10 Construction Workers Expected to Suffer a Job Injury Annually

1 in 10 Construction Workers Expected to Suffer a Job Injury Annually According to the attached article, annually 1 in 10 construction workers suffer a work injury and 1 in 5 job related deaths which happen occur in the construction industry. 33.5% of all Construction Workers death occur due to falls, 11.1% due to being struck Read More

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Top 10 Work Injuries suffered by Construction Workers

Top 10 Work Injuries suffered by Construction Workers If you are a construction worker in Alabama, you have most likely suffered a job injury before, probably several times.  Construction workers and their families know that you do heavy work which takes a toll on your body.  Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for construction workers to Read More

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Alabama Job Injury Torn Rotator Cuff

Alabama Job Injury  Torn Rotator Cuff One of the most painful job injuries a worker in Alabama can suffer is a torn rotator cuff.  It is not only the injury itself, but the surgery and recovery which can cause pain.  If you are not careful, you can easily re-tear the rotator cuff during physical therapy Read More

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Back Injuries   

Back Injuries             If you work in Alabama and do physical work, such as construction work, production work, Healthcare duties, etc., eventually you will most likely have a job accident and suffer a back injury while performing your job duties.  Most workers who suffer a back injury do not suffer a serious injury, although a badly Read More

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New list of jobs with the most reported job injuries released

New list of jobs with the most reported job injuries released A new list of the occupations that have the highest number of reported on-the-job injuries has been published (click below), and unsurprisingly the Top 3 jobs with the highest number of reported job injuries are: Construction Workers, Healthcare Workers and workers in the Lumber/Logging industry. If you Read More

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Construction Zone injuries and death totals on the rise

In 2012, a little more than 2,000 automobile accidents occurred in construction zones in Alabama; of this figure, 21 people lost their lives. The attached article hints that with the increased roadwork planned-these figures could rise. Work injuries suffered while working in a construction zone are unfortunately not to be unexpected given the increased number of Read More

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Construction workers face higher risk of severe spinal injuries

“This study demonstrates that the construction industry is still experiencing a high burden of work-related spinal trauma, particularly related to falls, despite safety measures being in place.” The most common back injury we see with our clients are herniated discs. A herniated disc (also called a herniated disk, a herniated nucleus pulposus, disc protrusion, disc extrusion, Read More

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10 Most Dangerous Jobs

As is my wont, the other morning before office hours I was reading articles about workers compensation issues throughout the United States, when I came across a piece based on recent reports by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Center for Disease Control, OSHA and other organizations. The authors had used these reports and Read More

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