Babysitters and nannies can be at risk for many of the same injuries facing teachers. For example, teachers sometimes suffer an injury while breaking up a fight or can hurt themselves slipping on a floor while rushing to respond to an emergency. There are also some dangers that babysitters may face more than teachers do. For example, sitters can be more at risk of dog bites from the client's pet.
In Louisiana, workers injured on the job can choose their own doctor for treatment, although your employer and/or insurer may not necessarily want you to. For example, your employer might give you a printout of doctors it has "approved."
In workers’ compensation news, a construction company in the state of Washington has run afoul of industry safety standards.
You can suffer an injury on the job in all types of professions and qualify for worker's compensation. Not all workers report their injuries, though, and as the United Federation of Teachers points out, those who work in schools and who sustain an injury on the job should immediately let a supervisor know about it. Furthermore, the injured parties should go see a doctor when possible.
When you hear the term “dangerous workplace,” you might think of a construction site or coal mine. However, the food service industry is not immune to workplace accidents. In fact, there are plenty of hazards that can make a restaurant dangerous or unhealthy.
When you hear “dangerous industries,” you may think of mining, construction, manufacturing or a host of other accident prone jobs. However, few people immediately consider nursing.
One of the sadder stories in recent years has been the opioid epidemic in the United States. It’s been an issue of great importance in state legislatures across the country, and it’s something President Trump has spoken about frequently.