• Medical attention in cases of workers’ compensation.

    Medical attention in cases of workers’ compensation.

    What kind of medical care will I receive for my injury? Physicians must provide evidence-based medical treatment. That means they must choose scientifically proven treatments to cure or alleviate work-related injuries and illnesses. Those treatments are presented in a collection of guidelines that provide details about which treatments are effective for certain injuries, as well

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  • Temporary and permanent disability

    Temporary and permanent disability

    What are the benefits of temporary disability? Temporary disability benefits (TD) are payments you receive if you lose wages because your injury prevents you from doing your usual job while you are recovering. Are there different kinds of TD benefits? There are two kinds of TD benefits. If you can not work at all while

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  • Importance of an adequate occupational health

    Importance of an adequate occupational health

    Occupational Health is the set of multidisciplinary activities aimed at the promotion, education, prevention, control, recovery and rehabilitation of workers to protect them from risks related to work. Therefore, the purpose of the practice of occupational health is to promote and protect the health of workers. This means maintaining and improving their ability to work,

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  • Worker’s compensation

    Worker’s compensation

    What is workers’ compensation? If you have a work-related injury or illness, your employer is required by law to pay workers’ compensation benefits. You could be injured by: An incident at work, such as hurting your back when falling, getting burned by a chemical that splashes your skin or getting injured in a car accident

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  • Employer’s responsibilities in relation to workers’ compensation

    Employer’s responsibilities in relation to workers’ compensation

    What are my employer’s responsibilities under workers’ compensation laws? Before an injury or illness occurs, your employer must: Obtain workers’ compensation insurance. When hiring a new employee, provide a brochure about workers’ compensation explaining the rights and responsibilities of the employee Place the poster about workers’ compensation in a place where all employees can see

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