<br/><img width="471" src="" /><br/>What to do when an employee is injured at the workplace is critical in minimizing the impact on business, retaining skills and boosting morale in the workplace. An employer should have a meeting with the employee's physician to talk about his or her recovery, and to make arrangements for accommodation. If the worker has been away from work for seven days consecutively, he or she should have the option to select a physician of their choice. Talk to the worker about the extent of the injury and how long it will take him or her to return to work. It is also important to inquire if the worker will be able or will require assistance driving.<br/><br/>It is important that an employee who has been injured in the workplace receives medical attention immediately. First aid usually suffices for minor injuries. If a worker sustains a more severe injury, he or she should contact an emergency room and contact the employer for instructions. In either case, the worker should receive medical attention for any injuries, including cuts, bruises, broken bones, and other types of damage. It is also imperative to contact an insurance carrier, if necessary, to ensure that all information is provided.<br/><br/>Upon notification of an injury, the injured worker should be evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible. A medical exam can determine whether an employee is eligible for workers' compensation benefits, and determine whether he or she is ready to return to work. To determine if a patient is eligible for workers' comp benefits, a comprehensive medical exam must be done. A physician should be consulted immediately if the patient is unable to work.<br/><br/><a href=""></a> should immediately report any injuries to their insurance company after an accident. It is important because accidents can happen at any time. It also helps keep employers informed. A good way to ensure the safety of the workplace is to follow a proper workplace safety plan. Regardless of whether the accident was intentional or accidental, employers should follow a certain process to manage the incident. Employees need to be aware of both the potential risks and how they can be managed.<br/><br/>After being injured, an injured worker must immediately see a doctor. The injured worker should explain to the doctor that the injury is work-related, and should inform the company of the situation. To determine the extent of injury, an employee must have an MRI done as soon as practicable. A nurse's report should be filed with the Workers' Compensation Board, and the physician's report should be submitted to the agency.<br/><br/>Safety of employees is the responsibility of their employer. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is responsible for ensuring safe work environments. Although it may be difficult to predict an employee's injury, the employer should be prepared. A timely response will reduce the impact of an injury and minimize the cost to the business. Once the injury has been treated, the injured employee should file a workers' compensation claim. This can often be of great benefit for the worker.<br/><br/>An injured worker should report the injury to their employer and their immediate supervisor. The employer is required to fill out a "First Report of Injury" form for every injury. To ensure accuracy, the employee must verify that the form is correct. In addition, he or she should also request a copy of the form to be reviewed by the workers' compensation lawyer. This information will be used by an employer's insurer to decide if an employee is eligible for workers compensation.<br/><br/>When an employee is injured at work, it is important for the employer to provide a safe and healthy environment for the employee. The employer must report the injury to the workers' compensation insurance carrier. Employers should respect the rights of injured employees. If the injury requires a physician visit, the injured employee should be permitted to leave work to seek treatment. Additionally, the employer should not penalize an ill employee.<br/>

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