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Posted in workers compensation on August 12, 2021
Workplace injuries can lead to devastating short- and long-term consequences for those involved. Fortunately, workers’ compensation systems are in place to help ensure that those who sustained on-the-job injuries can recover compensation for their losses. Workplace injuries can occur in a wide variety of ways and in any industry. Here, we want to look at the most common workplace injuries that occur in Arizona.
According to data available from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we can see that there were around 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries or illnesses reported during the latest year across the country. Thousands of these injuries occurred right here in Arizona. Workplace injuries can occur in any type of industry, though we know that employees in some industries face higher risks of severe injuries on a daily basis.
According to information available from the National Safety Council, we can see that the top three leading causes of workplace injuries account for more than 84% of all non-fatal injuries that involve days away from work. These injuries include:
There are certainly other ways that workers sustain injuries or illnesses on the job. Other common causes of workplace injuries in Arizona include:
If you or somebody you love has sustained a workplace injury, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, if you are struggling to recover the workers’ compensation insurance you are entitled to, you need to speak to a skilled workplace injury lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney can walk you through every aspect of these claims and help you recover the compensation you are entitled to for your losses.