We hear it all too often that injured workers are frustrated with the system and want to give up.
Electrical accidents are the cause of 5-10% of traumatic work deaths, ranking fourth behind falls and punctures for workplace-related mortalities.
A terrible accident in Eastern Iowa has left four employees injured.
Iowa is located in the heart of the nation and serves as the crossroads of America. Every day, thousands of tractor-trailers, delivery trucks and other commercial vehicles traverse our roads and highways.
A shoulder injury sustained while on the job can be caused in several ways. Whether by blunt force, strain or repetitive stress, the injury may have been noticed on the spot, after you went home or it has just gotten worse over the years and never fully healed.
Go to Google...type in Aberdeen Bypass...click results for "news", and see the abundance of results that immediately appear. Each result references another injury that has occurred during the construction of this bypass.
As if it wasn't hard enough to be a worker in Iowa...along comes more possible bad news.
According to a recent census, Des Moines is one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest. On average, Des Moines welcomes 33 new residents each day. With all the new arrivals, more and more housing options are needed. It's becoming more and more common as you head west to see new housing developments and soon-to-be construction sites.
We came across this article from Great Britain regarding all the various injuries that have occurred in the past two years at the House of Commons.
A very tragic story came out from Southeast Iowa earlier this week...