Who are the most stressed workers?

By Donald W. Fohrman
24 Jul, 2015
Workplace stress is a common problem in modern times. Many people may lose days, weeks or months of work because of job-related stress. Some employees are even forced to leave their jobs or change careers when stress becomes unmanageable. A study conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows which professions are most susceptible to disabling work-related stress.
Who are the most stressed workers?

Prevent injuries with high-lift trucks by following these 5 safety rules

By Donald W. Fohrman
16 Jun, 2015
The modern airline industry does not just operate planes. Ramp workers also use specialized ground vehicles to load, unload, cater, service and clean aircraft. High-lift trucks are an important part of operations at every major airport. A Chicago workers’ compensation lawyer knows that these vehicles can cause injury or death if they are operated incorrectly.
Prevent injuries with high-lift trucks by following these 5 safety rules

Lifting injuries delivery drivers face

By Donald W. Fohrman
20 May, 2015
Delivery drivers are an essential part of the American economy. Chicago business owners and residents alike rely on these professionals to deliver products across the state and around the country. Due to the physical nature of the job, however, delivery drivers are at high risk of becoming injured on the job. CNN Money listed delivery drivers as one of America’s most dangerous jobs, a fact known by workers’ compensation lawyers in Chicago. Whether they are loading trucks or picking up packages to deliver to another location, delivery drivers can easily become victims of lifting injuries.
Lifting injuries delivery drivers face

Turbulence often gives flight attendants more than a headache

By Donald W. Fohrman
8 Apr, 2015
Flight attendants may suffer severe injuries due to working through turbulence, according to the New York Times. This is a serious issue for Illinois, as the state is home to many airports, including the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. As many Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers would note, this is an issue that federal agencies and airlines should be addressing.
Turbulence often gives flight attendants more than a headache

Lifting patients can be a real pain in the neck

By Donald W. Fohrman
6 Apr, 2015
Support employees are the backbone of a quality medical care facility. Nurses, nursing assistants, aides and orderlies are all necessary to provide good healthcare to patients. Unfortunately, these important employees often suffer neck and back injuries as a direct result of manually moving patients. According to National Public Radio, over 35,000 cases of these types of nursing injuries occur every year. As any Chicago workers’ compensation lawyer knows, such injuries may leave workers with debilitating pain and long-term disabilities.
Lifting patients can be a real pain in the neck
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