The work of a postal worker is fraught with risks and can mean the sustaining of multiple injuries in the decades that a person works for the USPS. As a result, it is important to stay vigilant and aware so one can prevent injuries before they occur. Injured postal workers find it very hard to get back to work at the same capacity they were in as well as produce the needed work output, things which can impact their performance and make them dispensable in the eyes of the national postal carrier agency.
Are you an injured postal worker looking for legal help about federal workers’ compensation? If so, please give us a call TODAY at 1-855-233-3002 for more information on what we can do for you. We’ve helped tens of dozens of individuals such as yourself over the last 20 years get the benefits they deserve as well as acquire appropriate and effective medical attention for their injuries. To speak with an experienced postal worker injury attorney, call 1-855-233-3002 for your no-obligation consultation.
Musculoskeletal Injuries Common in Postal Workers
According to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA, musculoskeletal disorders make up 30 percent of all injuries within the modern American workplace. These disorders usually affect tendons, ligaments, muscles and blood vessels, and they occur in jobs that require repetitive motion as well as those that need a person to push, lift or push heavy items on an almost daily basis.
Musculoskeletal conditions may include:
Here are some tips to avoid or prevent postal worker injuries:
Postal Worker Injury Attorney Help
Even with all these safety measures, accidents do happen, and postal workers sustain injuries from time to time. While there’s a compensatory body that will help you get the benefits you need to get treatment as well as reimburse you for time off work, it remains a program that isn’t easy to qualify for as a first time applicant. If you need help in having your claim expedited and accepted the first time round, please give us a call at 1-855-233-3002 and speak with an attorney regarding your legal options for compensation. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you.