Injuries at work can be seen as a parent category as there are many more detailed claim types housed under injuries at work.
Since it is such a wide variety of claims we will talk about just a few of the most common instances of injuries at work claims.
Back injuries can happen at nearly every job though it is most common in a Factory working background as you are putting your body up to alot of stress, lifting and carrying large heavy objects. If you have not been informed how to manage these tasks correctly and as a result you have got injured then you may be viable to receive compensation.
Back Injury Compensation is a hard hitter in the UK as it is estimated that 4 out of 5 people will experience back pain in their lives, it is also known that at any one time in a year in the UK alone up to 49% of people are suffering from back pain. These numbers are alarmingly high.
(RSI) Repetitive Strain Injury
Another common instance of Injuries at work is that of (RSI) Repetitive Strain Injury occurs when the musculoskeletal and nervous systems are affected due to repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations and sustained or awkward positions. The following complaints are typical in people suffering from an RSI: short bursts of pain spread over many areas in the arm, back, shoulders, wrists, hands or thumbs. This in the long run if not seen to at an early stage can mean that everyday movements can be so much harder as they hurt the body more. This is most common in Factory jobs and can be quite Common in most office jobs as you are constantly completing the same tasks with the same movements all the time.