Common Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries can affect an employee’s physical and mental health. Employees injured at the workplace are entitled to compensation for their injuries. It is important to hire a construction accident attorney to claim maximum compensation.

Common Workplace Injuries

Overexertion: Overexertion injuries occur due to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work.

Falls: This includes falls at the office or workplace. This may include slip and falls of people on snow covered pathways at the workplace.

Falls to lower level: This includes falls from ladders, roofs, stairways and other high areas.

Struck by falling objects:  These injuries are caused by objects falling from shelves or objects dropped by other employees.

Vehicle accidents: Vehicle accidents occur during transportation used for business purposes.

Caught by: This type of injury is caused by the use of heavy machinery in the factory without precautions.

Repetitive strain injuries: Repetitive strain injuries occur due to repetitive motions at work. For example typing and using a computer can strain muscles and causing back pain, and vision problems.

Acts of violence: This type of injury is caused by attacks in the office.

Colliding with a fixed object: This injury occurs when an employee collides with walls, doors, cabinets, glass windows, tables or chairs.

Worker’s Compensation Attorneys in Rockland, NY

If you have been injured at your workplace, then you need to hire a worker’s compensation attorney. Attorneys at Rockland Injury Lawyers have helped many injured employees claim maximum compensation for their injuries. Call 845-709-8005  / 800-940-1799 for a consultation with Rockland Injury Lawyers.

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