What are the most common causes of workplace accidents?

Some workplaces in Colorado, especially industrial ones, are filled with potential dangers. Others have little to none. Yet all have potential problems where injuries can occur, even when an environment seems completely safe. Common situations cause workplace accidents If you are a victim of a workplace injury that qualifies for workers’ compensation, chances are one…


The danger of amputation injuries at work

According to an OSHA report, there is an average of seven amputations each day in workplaces across the United States. Because of this disturbing statistic, OSHA required that all employers report significant injuries as of 2015. It’s a hazard that every Colorado worker should be aware of so they can hopefully prevent it from ever…


Symptoms and prevention of occupational hearing loss in Colorado

Occupational hearing loss is a common workplace injury in Colorado that can have serious long-term consequences. Therefore, employers and employees must be aware of the risks of occupational hearing loss and take steps to prevent it. What is occupational hearing loss? Occupational hearing loss is hearing damage that is caused by exposure to loud noises…


Work-related factors that contribute to police officer PTSD

People working for law enforcement agencies in Colorado have demanding duties placed on them. The nature of the work can leave a police officer with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This psychological response to difficult or agonizing situations impacts a person’s ability to function at work and in private life. Multiple issues raise the risk of…


Heart attacks on the job in Colorado

Workers in Colorado might have numerous concerns about their health and safety. Some work environments are hazardous, meaning workers face increased risks of harm. However, any employee could suffer an injury on the job, with slip-and-fall accidents being common. Workers might fall victim to life-threatening heart attacks, which could be life-altering events. Cardiac arrest on…


How to stay safe on the job in winter

Winter brings many challenges to Colorado residents, including at work. In addition to on-the-job hazards, you may face year-round due to factors like cold and ice. Keep the following in mind as you work throughout cold months. Take extra care in winter to avoid injuries Winter conditions can lead to more workers’ compensation claims, especially…

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