Some say nurses are angels who face an endless list of hazards to provide care for their patients. Regardless of the role they play, all departments in the nursing profession pose multiple occupational risks. The inherent frantic pace in hospitals leaves nursing staff little time to take rest breaks, and even less time to consider their own safety and health.
When crashes happen, they can leave people badly injured. While someone may be able to get medical care and recover, the time between the injury and recovery can still be a struggle. Victims may have trouble with money, pain, depression and many other issues.
Workers' compensation is a great benefit to use if you get hurt on the job. Your employer is most likely responsible for carrying workers' compensation, so if you get hurt, you should be able to seek it right away.
Two people were badly hurt when a 3-vehicle crash took place on Interstate 57. The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrived to help at around 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes.