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Repetitive Motion Work Injuries: What is Tendinitis?

  Tendinitis is one of the most common repetitive motion injuries. The condition comes about as a result of doing the same motion over and over again on a daily basis without rest. Any worker, especially an office worker who uses a computer mouse and keyboard every day, can develop debilitating tendinitis. Depending on the severity, this could prevent you from performing your job. What every California worker should know about tendinitis: ·     Tendinitis relates to the chronic inflammation of affected tendons. ·     Shoulders, elbows [...]

March 25th, 2019|Categories: blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Repetitive Motion Work Injuries: What is Tendinitis?

What You Need to Know About the Workers’ Compensation Claim Process

What is Workers' Compensation? Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that employers must have in order to protect their workers and assets. It is a policy that is specific to injuries that occur on the job. In order for workers' compensation to be given, the injury must happen during working hours or on the job site. For this reason, it is important to file a claim soon after an injury has taken place in order to receive insurance benefits. How to File for Workers' [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: blog|Tags: |Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the Workers’ Compensation Claim Process

8 Most Common Workplace Injuries

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace-related injuries reported in 2017. This equates to 2.8 cases for every 100 full-time employees in the United States. In addition to reported workplace injuries, 50,000 workers are killed on the job every year. Any employee can suffer an injury in almost any workplace, if the employer does not take the responsibility to ensure a safe working environment for employees. Employees should also take some responsibility for their own safety by [...]

February 21st, 2019|Categories: blog|Tags: |Comments Off on 8 Most Common Workplace Injuries