The Importance And Benefits Of Workplace Injury Claims
Workplace injury claims occur when an employee is injured on the job or develops an occupational illness. When an employee files a claim the employee can then receive medical coverage, wage replacement and other benefits.
The most common workplace accidents that occur are slips, trips and falls, being caught in or struck by moving machinery, vehicle related accidents, fire and explosions and overexertion and repetitive stress injuries.
Benefits that are included with a workplace injury request are reimbursement with medical bills, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits and death benefits. Keep in mind; depending on the nature and seriousness of your injuries; will be what you receive in benefits.
To conclude, workplace injury requests occur when an employee is injured on the job or develops an occupational illness. Talk with an HR representative and find out about workplace injury claims.