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Top 5 Most Common Work Injuries

Top 5 Most Common Work Injuries

People spend a lot of their lives at work, sometimes in dangerous environments. But the truth is, anyone can get hurt on the the job at any workplace. Here are the top 5 most common work injuries.

1. Overexertion

Physically demanding work, jobs that require lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and other strenuous tasks can lead to overexertion. These injuries can range from slipping a disc or spraining an ankle, to muscle damage and arthritis.

2. Fall on Same Level Surfaces

Slipping and falling can cause serious injuries, especially in the winter when walkways may be covered in ice or snow.

3. Fall to a Lower Level

Falling from a roof, ladder, or stairway can lead to very serious injuries.

4. Bodily Reaction

You might slip, trip, and yet not fall down–but you might also twist a knee or sprain an ankle in the process.

5. Struck by an Object

Serious, even fatal, workplace incidents can result from objects falling on people from shelves or dropped by coworkers.

If you are in need of a personal injury attorney make sure to contact Simon Law Group at (702) 364-1650 today.