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Don’t delay treatment of a slipped disc

A slipped disc in your back has the potential to limit your ability to do the things you love. In fact, depending on the severity of the injury, it could force you to spend days on end in bed. And sometimes, rest isn't even enough to make a full recovery.

How to work safely outdoors this winter

If you live in New Jersey, you understand that the winter months will bring cold temperatures, snow, ice and many other conditions to the area. And if you work outdoors, you know that maintaining your safety in inclement weather is easier said than done.

Amputation prompts OSHA investigation, fines

People in New Jersey should be able to trust that when they go to work and do their jobs, they are in an environment that they can safely perform their duties in. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Some employers do not always make safety the priority it should be. When this happens, employees are at risk for being injured or made ill due to job-related incidents and environments.

What benefits do workers’ compensation laws provide?

Every state, including New Jersey, has workers’ compensation laws to help protect the rights of the injured worker. According to the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, these offer medical treatment, wage replacement and survivor benefits if you or someone you love is injured or killed while on the job. Almost all workplace injuries or accidents are eligible for claims, with the exception being if the worker is intoxicated, the injury is intentional or self-inflicted, the injury happens while the worker is trying to harm another employee, or the worker is purposefully violating the safety rules of the company.

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