If you have been involved in an accident at work, you may have been seriously affected as a result. In addition, you may now have a reason to believe that your workplace is unsafe because of the accident that took place. If you are reluctant to return to work because of the scary incident, it is important to know how workplace accidents are investigated and the rights that you have as an injured worker.
Two Hampton County deputies were injured on Wednesday, June 13 and two more were injured the next day in an attempt to arrest a man facing felony charges.
If you believe that your workplace is unsafe in any way, it is important that you take action for the sake of yourself and your coworkers. While it is always best to approach your employer directly about the safety concerns that you have, there may be a situation in which you do not think that your employer is taking your concerns seriously.
When you are at work, your employer has the legal responsibility to keep the working environment as safe as possible at all times. However, accidents and incidents do happen, especially in high-risk industries.
Many neck injuries that people suffer from may be directly or indirectly related to work. This begs the question of whether those with neck injuries that are believed to have transpired from the working environment should be entitled to workers' compensation.