Guest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

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How to increase strength and mobility safely If you’ve ever suffered a painful injury at work, you’re not alone. Injuries occurring at the workplace are more common than you might think, and are not restricted to stuntmen and other daredevils. According to data compiled by Safe Work Australia in 2010, 40% of situations where compensation … Read moreGuest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

Top 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries in 2010

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According to the 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010 amounted to $51.1 billion in direct US workers compensation costs. The annual Workplace Safety Index uses information from Liberty Mutual workers compensation insurance claims, the US bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and the National Academy of Social … Read moreTop 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries in 2010

Reducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace

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Workplace injuries are often tragic for the persons involved and their effects on a company’s business, morale and reputation can be devastating. Between 2006 and 2009, 73,400 people in Australia suffered workplace injuries that required hospitalization. Most workplace injuries are preventable and occur because of factors such as negligence or poor infrastructure. It is crucial … Read moreReducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace