Finger Safety at Work
Occupational injuries can occur in a variety of ways and may affect many different body parts. Although they are small, injuries to the fingers are often especially frustrating and can, in some instances, have a more noticeable effect on your ability to work than injuries to larger limbs.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a finger injury while at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The Raleigh workers’ comp attorneys of Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC, have years of experience fighting for the rights of injured employees and can help you during this challenging time. Contact our offices today at 919-851-3311 for more information.
Keeping Your Fingers Safe at Work
Some finger safety tips for the workplace include:
- Ensure that only authorized, licensed, or certified individuals use potentially dangerous machinery
- Utilize safety gear such as hand and wrist supports, gloves, and long sleeved shirts
- Adhere to all laws regarding safety in the workplace
- Let your injuries fully heal before returning to work to avoid further injuries
Finger injuries may result in an inability to continue working, lost wages, and expensive medical bills. Employees and employers should both be sure to address any risks that may result in this type of workplace injury.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a finger injury while at work, the Raleigh workers’ compensation attorneys of Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC, are prepared to help. Contact us today at 919-851-3311 for information about workers’ compensation benefits and financial support.