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Some considerations surrounding work in cold conditions

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Yes, spring is rapidly on the way in Connecticut, but that happy contemplation hardly equates to residents waving a summary goodbye to winter and donning beach ware. We know better. Virtually all corridors of the state can be resistantly cold across the month, even icily so. Accumulating snow, slippery roads, numbing winds – these… Read More »

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Can I pursue compensation after suffering from hypertension?

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As a first responder, you work tirelessly to keep your community safe. But that also means that you often put your own physical well-being at risk to do so. And those long hours and stressful situations can take a major toll on your body. As a result, many first responders suffer from hypertension, which… Read More »

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Navigating the Complexities of your Workers’ Compensation Claim – Connecticut

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I was injured at work.  There was a witness.  My contact at human resources assisted me with completing an incident report.  I was on the clock and on the employer’s premises when I was injured.  Why won’t the insurance company pay my benefits?  Why am I waiting for medical treatment to be authorized? What… Read More »

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Bridgeport owes workers’ comp pay to police officers

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The Connecticut Board of Labor Relations accused Bridgeport of acting in bad faith toward injured police officers. According to the Connecticut Post, the city owes money to more than 100 police officers for underpaying on workers’ compensation claims. Salary supplement provided injured officers more compensation A salary supplement was added to Bridgeport police officers’… Read More »

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Safely setting a ladder starts with a firm foundation

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When setting a ladder, there’s nothing more important than finding a firm foundation. If you neglect to do this, you greatly increase the risk of an accident. Here are four tips you can follow to ensure that you safely set your ladder: Avoid soft surfaces: If you place a ladder on a soft surface,… Read More »

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What are the causes and symptoms of internal bleeding?

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Internal bleeding can result from any type of serious physical injury. Since it’s not always possible to see, it’s important to understand the most common causes and symptoms. Generally speaking, internal bleeding is caused by: Blunt force trauma: This occurs when a body party collides with an object with great force. For example, a… Read More »

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Take these steps if you’re injured on the job

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Even though you have no intention of suffering an on-the-job injury, this could happen at any time. It doesn’t matter if you work in a dangerous field or sit at your desk all day, you never know what will happen. There are some key steps to take if you suffer an on-the-job injury: Obtain… Read More »

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A broken rib is a serious injury

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Not only can a broken rib cause pain and discomfort, but a lack of medical treatment can result in additional problems in the future. This is why you need immediate treatment should you have reason to believe you’re dealing with this injury. The most common symptoms of a broken rib include: Pain when you… Read More »

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Do you know how to treat whiplash?

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Although whiplash is typically associated with car accidents, this injury can result from any type of impact that causes your head and neck to jerk. With stretching and tearing of your muscles and tendons, there’s a good chance you’ll experience immediate pain and discomfort. Some other symptoms of whiplash include: Decreased range of motion… Read More »

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First responders and work comp: 3 things to know

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With some jobs, it’s deceptively easy to think there is little risk of injury or illness. You go to work, do the job and leave. As a first responder, you know that isn’t true for you. The usual hazards are there, every day. And you can’t predict all the potential dangers you will encounter… Read More »

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