Types of Injured Workers

While there are common types of on-the-job injuries all workers are at risk for, the particular hazards you face vary depending on your job or career field.

On-the-job accidents can happen in any job or career field. When they do, the injuries you suffer can require ongoing medical care, while impacting your ability to provide for yourself and your loved ones. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits may be available to help you recover. At Neustrom & Associates, we have over 80 years of experience representing those injured in on-the-job accidents. The following outline common work-related injuries, and the types of workers they are likely to affect.

Common On-the-Job Injuries

According to reports from the state Department of Labor (DOL), more than 46,000 work-related injuries were reported in Kansas over the course of 2017. This averages to roughly 128 workers each day who suffer serious and potentially life threatening injuries while on the job. Among the most common types of on-the-job injuries workers suffer include:

Common Types of Injured Workers In Kansas

While on-the-job injuries can occur in any job field, they occur more frequently among different types of workers. According to the DOL, some of the most common types of injured workers in Kansas include:

In addition to the above, landscapers, service industry workers, law enforcement officials, and emergency workers are also at an increased risk. Under the Kansas Workers’ Compensation Program, when injuries do occur on the job or during the course of your employment, you may be entitled to benefits to help offset your costs.

Our Salina, Kansas Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Are Here to Help

When on-the-job accidents and injuries impact you, our Salina workers’ compensation attorneys at Neustrom & Associates are here to help. Call or contact our office online today and request a consultation to discuss how we can assist you in getting the benefits you deserve.