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July 2016 Archives

North Carolina man seriously injured on the job

When a serious workplace accident takes place, details pertaining to the incident may not be immediately available. However, investigations are often opened in order to determine exact causes of serious incidents, and companies could face fines and other penalties if safety violations are discovered. Nonetheless, if a worker is seriously injured on the job, that individual may hope that workers' compensation can help with resulting financial issues.

Explosion leads to workplace injuries in North Carolina

A serious workplace incident in North Carolina recently led to multiple employees being injured. Reports stated that there was an explosion and fire that took place at a trucking company loading dock at approximately 6 a.m. One witness described the scene as something from a movie as the explosion occurred and people began running. Emergency crews were called to the scene, and workplace injuries were reported.

North Carolina car wash employee suffers work-related injury

Many individuals may have heard of workers' compensation, but they may not fully understand what it means. If an individual suffers a work-related injury, benefits could be awarded in order to provide financial compensation for lost wages and medical expenses should the qualifications be met. If a worker finds him or herself in a situation where a workplace injury has occurred, he or she may wish to find out more about workers' compensation.

Workers' compensation may not cover North Carolina car services

There are many jobs in North Carolina and across the country that are referred to as "on demand" jobs. These positions include car service drivers, delivery drivers and domestic workers, just to name a few. In each of these occupations, individuals run the risk of being injured on the job, but sometimes issues exist as to whether these individuals could qualify for workers' compensation.

Top causes of injuries among manufacturing workers

Working in the manufacturing industry can be very dangerous. Not only are manufacturing workers around hazardous machinery, the jobs often require heavy lifting and repetitive movements that can wreak havoc on a person's body.

Being injured at work may lead to workers' comp in North Carolina

Facing serious injuries due to an incident that happened at work is a situation that most North Carolina workers want to avoid. Unfortunately, accidents can happen unexpectedly, and employees could be left needing medical attention. In many cases, individuals who have been injured at work may qualify for workers' compensation that could provide financial help for the negatively affected parties.

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