Wrapping up our blog series Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents at Work: 6 Facts to Know, below are some final important facts to know about workplace slip, trip and fall accidents.
Fact 4 – Police officers are most commonly injured by slip, trip and fall accidents at work.
When analysis of the incidence of slip, trip and fall accidents is done in terms of the types of occupations with the greatest risks (and the highest reported incidence) of these accidents, by far, the leading occupation associated with slip, trip and fall accidents is police officers. In fact, as the BLS reports, police officers are five times more likely than any other worker to sustain a slip, trip and fall accident while working.
Other occupations with a high risk of sustaining slip, trip and fall accidents include:
- General labors, whose rate of being involved in a slip, trip and fall accident is reportedly triple that of the average worker
- Commercial drivers, including truckers
- Nurses and orderlies.
Here, it’s important to note that any worker can face the risk of these accidents in his workplace, so it’s critical that an employer takes the appropriate measures to provide a safe workplace, as well as the necessary safety training, to minimize the risks of these accidents and related workplace injuries.
Fact 5 – After a slip, trip or fall accident, contact the Law Office of Michael P. Dominick to get the workers’ compensation benefits you need and deserve.
While many regulators and safety experts are dedicated to highlighting the facts about the incidence and causes of slip, trip and fall accidents at work, the most important fact for injured workers to know is that, after these injuries, they can trust Colorado Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Michael P. Dominick to:
- Stand up to insurers on their behalf.
- Help them efficiently navigate the complexities of the Colorado workers’ compensation.
- Help them obtain the full amount of the benefits they deserve so they can focus on getting better.
Colorado Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at the Law Office of Michael P. Dominick
Have you been injured after a fall accident – or any type of accident – at work? If so, you cannot rely upon your employer or insurance companies to look out for your best interests. In fact, both your employer and insurance companies will be more focused on their own bottom lines instead of your current and future wellbeing. This can make the system adversarial for injured workers and potentially even put them in situations in which their legitimate workers’ compensation claims are undercut or even flat-out denied.
In such cases, it’s essential that injured workers contact the Colorado workers’ compensation lawyers at the Law Office of Michael P. Dominick. Our legal professionals are experienced at going up against corporate lawyers and insurance companies, and we have a proven track record of success when it comes to securing our clients the highest possible benefits and compensation for their injuries and financial losses.
For a thorough evaluation of your case, along with expert advice regarding how to move forward and get the benefits you need and deserve, call us at (303) 447-2644. You can also email us using the contact form at the top of this page.