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Do Nurses Have Higher Rates of Musculoskeletal Injuries?

Nurses are responsible for providing some of the most important patient care functions in hospitals. Although they may have dozens of job duties, nurses are often required to pick up and move patients. Therefore, nurses have higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries than other occupations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that nurses suffer three times as many musculoskeletal injuries as…
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What Are an Employer’s Duties on Black Friday?

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, an employer has a duty to protect their employees from recognized hazards that could cause serious injuries or death. Some employer responsibilities include providing employees with proper safety training for various situations, actively evaluating workplace conditions and establishing health and safety procedures. These duties should be enhanced on Black Friday when…
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How Much Could I Receive from Workers’ Compensation?

Workplace injuries can result in extensive medical bills and lost income. Texas workers compensation can help you recover some monetary losses and arrange your medical affairs after a workplace accident. There are many complicated rules that apply when you file for workers comp benefits, especially in Texas. In addition, there are also different types of workers comp benefits in Texas….
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