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When Worksite Injuries Lead to Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic dysreflexia is one of the most dangerous health conditions that an individual may experience. This condition is usually caused by a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury, and the results are often permanent, life-threatening, and even deadly. It is no surprise that people who have this condition are unable to work and end…

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The Psychological Toll of a Serious Worksite Injury

Certain jobs can subject individuals to significant mental stress and strain, leading to the development of mental injuries. These occupations often involve high-pressure environments, exposure to traumatic events, or continuous psychological demands. Workers in the medical, law enforcement, and military fields are examples of people who are likely to suffer from mental injuries from their…

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The Dangers of Workplace Dust Explosions

When dust is suspended in the air, under the right concentrations and the right conditions, an explosion can occur. Even substances that don’t normally burn when the materials are large (such as iron and aluminum) can burn quickly when the substance is in a finely divided form. The force from a dust explosion can cause…

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Welding, Burn Injuries, and Workers’ Compensation

Welding is an important industry here in Tennessee, used in manufacturing, construction, automotive, aerospace, and shipbuilding. However, it is also a job that carries a significant risk of burn injuries. Welding is a process that involves the use of high temperatures to melt and fuse materials together. There are several types of welding techniques, including…

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Food Service Workers Face Daily Hazards

When we think about workplace injuries, the first thing that normally comes to mind are freak accidents in the manufacturing or construction industries. While there’s no doubt that those are very dangerous, we must recognize that food workers also face very serious hazards while they’re on the job. With over 21.1 million people being employed…

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Catastrophic Crane Accidents

As much as we would like for some incidents to belong only to the movie industry, there are disastrous events that unfortunately affect many people in real life. A crane accident is one of them. Many of us walk by cranes every day, especially in busy cities. Some may be terrified, and others may be…

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2021 Was the Deadliest Year for Workers Since 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases a National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries every year. According to the latest data, 5,190 workers suffered fatal injuries in 2021. This is the highest number of worker deaths since 2016, and averages out to one death every 101 minutes. The deadliest occupation? Transportation and material moving. (Material…

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