Friday, July 19, 2024

Slips, Trips and Falls

Head Injuries - After The Fall

You can work for years and hardly get a scratch, then one day a fall can turn your life around. Fall injuries may cause abrasions, fractures and dislocations. However, one of the most serious results of a fall, other than death, can be a head injury. How this injury will affect you depends upon which part of your brain has been wounded.

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Watch Your Step

At some time or another, all of us have had, seen, or heard of all types of falls, ranging from simply tripping on small obstructions on the ground, to falls from great heights. Injuries include broken bones, sprains, strains, and even death. A person falling on one knee while getting out of a vehicle can have an injury just a bad as a person falling from 20 feet.

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Slips, Trips and Falls

Injury due to falls is a major problem in industry today. You always hear about the incidents where an employee fell from a great height and lost his or her life. But there are more common fall injuries such as sprains, strains, fractures, cuts/lacerations, punctures, etc. that can require a trip to the doctor's office. The pain and suffering from a knee or back injury is very real, and a very realistic concern.

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