Dangerous jobs and workers’ comp

Some workers put themselves in dangerous situations routinely. Not every profession has the same risk level; some are more treacherous than others. Workers involved in particular industries may need to be careful to avoid injuries. Filing for workers’ compensation could be an option if they get hurt at their Colorado job. Most dangerous jobs It…


Common machine shop hazards that cause serious injuries

Many businesses in Colorado involving physical work and power tools have implicit hazards. Machine shop workers have more to worry about than those in other industries regarding serious injuries when they operate equipment incorrectly or without proper training. Machine shop injuries can lead to disabilities Equipment that can cut through metal, wood and plastic can…


OSHA’s fatal four in Colorado workplaces

A recent report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found that an average of 12 work-related injuries occur every day in Colorado and the rest of the country. Most of these fatalities result from four main hazards that OSHA refers to as the “fatal four.” Falls Falls remain the number one cause of…


What are the most common workplace injuries for office workers?

Most people think of workplace injuries affecting workers on construction sites and in other dangerous settings. However, even those who work in Colorado offices can suffer on-the-job injuries. Office workplace injuries are preventable Although many workers in offices suffer job-related injuries, many of them are preventable. It’s the employer’s responsibility to ensure that all hazards…


Workplace accidents and injuries in 2022

Thousands of workers’ compensation claims are filed each year in Colorado. The rate of workers’ comp claims rises and falls based on the number of workplace accidents and injuries that occur. Workplace dangers could remain the same while the rates of accidents change. Rates of injuries and accidents An average of 4,000 injuries occur in…


Protecting your eyes on the job in Colorado

If you’re a worker, chances are you’re exposed to a variety of potential hazards on the job. And while you may take measures to protect yourself from things like slips, trips and falls, you might not think about protecting your eyes. However, since eye injuries are some of the most common workers’ compensation claims, it’s…

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