At A2Z Family Care And Urgent Care, we consider the family as a “care unit”, we know if you are sick or any of your family is sick, it is the entire family who suffer. We are always committed to you and your family. It is you as employer or a worker who is working hard to make the ends meet and you are an everyday hero, who struggle to keep a family’s foundation healthy and make a great society and country. At A2Z Family Clinic we are the single point of care for entire family and we take care of you and your family if get sick and injured at home or at work. But if you get injured at work it is government mandated requirement for you to receive health care and wages while you are receiving care under workers’ compensation laws. The regulation are different in each state. Here are most common injuries at work, and injured worker should report to their employers as soon as they get injured :
1) Overexertion Injuries
This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work. It may be a tear in a tendon or fracture, at A2Z we can do a walk-in Xray, and provide you with the report within 30-45 minutes.
The number two cause of workplace injuries, this pertains to falls on wet and slippery floors or tripping over something lying on the floor. You may need an Xray or an exam to assess any injury, immediately aftrr injury.
3) Falling From Heights
This type of fall happens from an elevated area such as roofs, ladders, and stairways. They can be caused by slip and fall accidents or due to faulty equipment.
4) Reaction Injuries
These are injuries caused by slipping and tripping without falling. These incidents can cause muscle injuries, body trauma, and a variety of other medical issues.
5) Falling Object Injuries
Objects that fall from shelves or dropped by another person can cause very serious injuries.
6) Walking Into Injuries
This happens when a person accidentally runs into concrete objects such as walls, doors, cabinets, glass windows, table, chairs etc. Head, knee, neck, and foot injuries are common results.
7) Vehicle Accidents
Employees who drive for business purposes are often injured in auto accidents, some of which can be fatal.
8) Machine Entanglement
This injury usually occurs in a factory where heavy equipment and machinery are used. Fingers and hair can get stuck in this type of equipment causing injuries. You may need sutures or staples or gluing of skin, we do them all in our clinic. Uou may need a tetanus shot booster if you need one that we do it it in our clinic for you.
9) Repetitive Motion Injuries
This type of workplace injury is one of those less obvious but definitely harmful ones in the long run.
In the state of Virginia you need to report your work related injury within 30 days and file a claim with 2 years, for more information please click here.