Four Shocking Facts You Didn’t Know about Getting Hurt at Work
1. Workplace injuries are common, and employers lie about them.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says employers report that three million major injuries on the job happen every year. They also admit that figure is less than half the total, as employers hide whatever injuries they can. This means that not only are such injuries likely to happen, but when they do strike, your employer will most likely try to cover it up, which means
2. Those responsible don’t want to help you.
Up to half of all victims of workplace injuries do not receive worker’s compensation, and many don’t even bother applying.