Workplace accident? Three things to do

Despite workplace safety initiatives and educational efforts, accidents do happen. It may not be a dramatic event that makes the news in Orlando and beyond, such as a factory explosion. But even what you may consider a minor happening – such as a slip and fall where you don’t notice immediate injuries – needs proper handling.

Here are three things you should do if you are injured at work:

1. Report the accident to your employer within 30 days. This is important even if you believe you were at fault, don’t think you were injured, or if you like the owner of the company and don’t want to cause any trouble. Read more