When we're conversing with clients, one of the more common things we hear is "I wasn't even sure if I should have reported the injury."
During the past few days, all of us in Central Iowa were treated to, finally, some spring-like weather...and many landscaping businesses began revving up their gear to get ready for, hopefully, more good weather to come.
With a combined 30 years of experience dealing with workers' compensation claims, we know one thing to be true...every claim is unique.
A short time ago, there was a strong trend for offices to try and implement the "standing desk". In an effort to keep their employees more active & healthy, there were studies showing that standing while working was more beneficial.
You need to read this incredible study that was done proving just how dangerous working while fatigued, depressed, or stressed can be...especially if you're a woman. The article accurately explains that just a "typical safety program" will never be enough when it comes to maintaining a healthy, safe working environment.
If you type "Employee Injured" into a Google search, in just under a second, you'll get over 3 million results. This is an astounding number, and it demonstrates just how more and more common accidents are occurring in the workplace.
We hear it all too often that injured workers are frustrated with the system and want to give up.
How negligent can an employer be? It's a rhetorical question we suppose...but a real answer...is "EXTREMELY".
The word ensure...what does it mean...what does it stand for...and do employers take it seriously?
A recent survey found that our beloved Des Moines....is the nation's unhappiest city for workers. Not just the most unhappy in the Midwest...or on this side of the Missippi...in the entire country. Wow.