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Burned in the kitchen? Workers' compensation may cover it

You're a chef. You love cooking for others and enjoying time in the kitchen. Unfortunately, the kitchen comes with its own dangers. There are sharp knives, hot stoves, open fires and other hazards that can lead to injuries if you're not cautious.

Get the coverage you need after a workplace accident or injury

When you get hurt on the job, one of the first things you should look into is getting workers' compensation. Workers' compensation comes with several major benefits including being able to have your medical care covered, some of your lost wages replaced and have access to vocational rehabilitation if necessary.

Worker killed in New Holland construction plant in Wichita

When a construction team is at work, it's important that everyone is focused on the job at hand and making sure the equipment is safe. Whenever an error is made, there is a real risk that someone could get hurt or that a person could be killed.

Asbestos exposure is a hazard in some workplaces: Learn more

Workers' compensation insurance is a protection for workers who get hurt on the job or develop illnesses related to their work. Of the hazards in the workplace, one that you should be aware of is asbestos. Asbestos exposure can take years to develop into any kind of illness, but when it does, it could be life-threatening.

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

You no doubt derive a great deal of both personal and professional satisfaction from your career in Kansas City. At the same time, your job can also take a lot out of you. No matter what type of work you do, its physical effects can be felt long after you are off the clock. If these include a tingling or numbness in your fingers, hands, wrists and/or arms, or you experience weakness in your upper extremities that makes performing seemingly simple tasks such as grasping and holding objects difficult, then you may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. 

Is my desk job causing back pain?

Back pain is a common gripe for many adults. This is especially true among people who work in offices, who often experience significant pain and discomfort after sitting in a chair for eight or more hours a day. While back pain isn't necessarily damaging on its own, a sedentary lifestyle can lead to a myriad of health issues, some of which may be serious. The Mayo Clinic explains why work-related back pain occurs and what you can do to mitigate its effects.

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