Labor-intensive jobs like construction, agriculture and manufacturing often pose high health and safety risks. Even a day-to-day task can lead to an accident that results in serious injury. In contrast, the quiet environment of an office space usually doesn't garner too much attention in terms of workplace accidents. But sitting at a desk all day can still put you at risk of injury.
As of August 2019, Louisiana's first responders will now normally get workers' compensation coverage for post-traumatic stress disorder. They're no longer expected to have to fight insurance companies to get the condition acknowledged as a work-related condition, a task that previously would have been nearly impossible.