A worker was injured after she caught her finger in a machine she typically used at her job. It appeared at first glance that it was a significant injury, but after a bit, it was determined that it wasn't as severe as first thought.
During the holidays, many employers will employ more staff than usual to accommodate the holiday rush. When this happens, it is the responsibility of the employer to make sure extra safety measures are taken to maintain the safety of the extra staff.
In a recent story, a company has been fined after a worker was injured when his foot got trapped by the paddles in the hopper of a concrete pump.
Here's a quick little "Did You Know" regarding questions we get regarding workers' compensation.
Labor Day is Monday...for many of us, we look at it at a 3-day weekend...maybe a BBQ...maybe shop some special sales at the stores. The working world, though, never stops, and there hundreds and thousands of hard-working individuals who will work all through the weekend to keep everything humming.
Workers whose jobs include working in a loud environment, using repetitive motion or handling toxic materials such as asbestos suffer a high rate of occupational disease and disabilities. If you work in Iowa, chances are your occupation-related disability will be covered by your employer's workers' compensation insurance.
With a combined 30 years of experience dealing with workers' compensation claims, we know one thing to be true...every claim is unique.
Alright...that headline is a groaner, we know...
This unfortunate story has impacted not only the families of the workers involved...but an entire community.
A normal evening turned tragic for a maintenance worker in Eastern Iowa...