Nurses routinely suffer injuries from patients, visitors and families. Does that come as a surprise? Most likely, the answer is “yes.” However, recent studies show that nurses face constant danger of abuse from patients, families and other visitors. Whether the abuse is verbal or physical, it is unacceptable.
According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, trash collectors and recycling workers have one of the deadliest jobs in the U.S. The data shows that trash collectors suffer fatal on-the-job injuries more often than law enforcement and firefighters.
It’s no secret that construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S. What many people may not realize, however, is that the leading cause of construction worker deaths is falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 30 percent of construction worker deaths are the result of falls.
Police work comes with a lot of risks. An injury can happen at any time during your job, whether in an altercation or as part of the repetitive tasks you need to do as part of your job.