In 2011 there were more than 3 million workers’ compensation cases in the United States. Getting hurt on the job is unfortunately a common occurrence, especially for employees in health care, social assistance, transportation, and warehousing, for whom the risk of injury is especially high. If you get hurt at work, there are several things that you need to know.
What do I do if I get hurt at work?
- Notify a supervisor and get immediate treatment if necessary.
- Write down all of the details.
- Submit information in writing.
- File a claim for workers comp.