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Workers compensation to help with repetitive stress injuries

Workers can be injured at work in a variety of different ways, situations and circumstances. Just because a worker works in an office does not mean that they cannot suffer a serious workplace injury that they may need help with just like any other worker who has been injured on the job and suffered a workplace injury.

Colorado workplace deaths down but still 77 killed

Workers' compensation benefits can include death benefits for surviving family members which are important for workers and their families to be familiar with. Workers' compensation benefits can serve as a safeguard for injured workers and their families in a variety of ways when they have suffered harm on the job.

Workers' compensation benefits help injured workers

Workers' compensation benefits are intended to help injured workers and workers suffering from an occupational illness with the challenges they face as a result of a workplace injury or illness. Specifically, workers' compensation benefits help with lost wages while the injured worker is unable to work and with medical expenses while they are recovering.

The different types of workers' compensation benefits

Workers' compensation benefits are important benefits available to help workers with employment-related injuries and illnesses. Workers' compensation benefits are a type of benefit that is available to injured workers in the state of Colorado and is an insurance program paid by employers.

The importance of workers' compensation for Colorado workers

Workers' compensation benefits are important benefits for Colorado workers and are a benefit they should thoroughly understand. Because so many workers spend most days at their jobs, it is important that they know what protections are available when they have suffered a workplace injury or illness.

What injured workers need to know about workers' compensation

Injured workers need to be familiar with the resources available to help them through the period of time following their injury while they may be unable to work and are, at the same time, incurring medical expenses. Workers' compensation for injured workers can be essential for injured workers and their families to help them get through a difficult period of time.

Safe workplaces needed as workers still suffer workplace dangers

Jobs including landscaping, roofing, highway construction and construction are still the deadliest jobs according to federal data. In Colorado, from January 2017 to September 2018, there were a total of 19 worker deaths. Nine of the workplace deaths were due to falls. Employers were issued a little over $301,000 in fines related to the deaths.

Help with lost income for injured workers

One of the biggest concerns injured workers and their families may have following a workplace accident and workplace injury is how they will support themselves and their families while they are unable to work. Fortunately, workers' compensation benefits in Colorado include lost income benefits to help injured workers.

Worker killed in fatal Colorado workplace accident

Workers' compensation benefits provide resources for those impacted by workplace accidents. A 54-year-old man was recently killed in a workplace accident on the front range. The fatal workplace accident occurred when the victim was struck in the chest by a piece of wood thrown from a machine. The man worked for a company that manufactured custom doors. He was taken to a local hospital following the workplace accident where he was pronounced dead.

A variety of options may be available to injured workers

When a worker is injured at work, it can be complicated to understand all of the different options available to help. The good news is that there are a variety of resources available to injured workers so it is important that they are familiar with what those different resources are so they can get the help they need when they have been injured.