No one expects to get injured or disabled on the job, but it happens much more than people know. According to OSHA, more than 800 workplace injuries occur every day. These injuries are sometimes because of poor safety practices or negligence. In some cases, freak accidents occur. You have resources that you can use regardless. The following explains how you can get help if you get hurt on the job:
The first thing to do if you get hurt on the job is to go directly to your supervisor. Ensure that he or she creates a report about the incident, as you may need the document in the future. Most employers already have a process they go through when workers get hurt on the job. Thus, you most likely won’t have to ask your employer to create a report.
The employer may have an on-site nurse you …