What to Do After an Accident at Work

Dec 11, 2017

Workplace accidents that cause injuries are very common, and it’s crucial for employees to know what to do after suffering any type of injury at work in Missouri. The workers’ compensation system exists to provide relief and job security to injured workers, but employees need to understand their obligations for working with this system to…
read more

Is Drywall Dust Harmful?

Oct 23, 2017

In the construction industry, workers deal with drywall on a routine basis. They install it and tear it out when necessary. Unfortunately, both the drywall itself and the joint compound (mud) used contain hazardous substances. Short- and long-term exposure to drywall dust can cause adverse health consequences. What Is Drywall Dust? After installers attach drywall…
read more

What to Do If You Are Injured at Work in Missouri

Sep 25, 2017

The Missouri Workers’ Compensation Law, located in Chapter 287 of the Revised Statutes, is a valuable resource for the state’s employees. Under this law, employees who sustain injuries during work-related tasks will receive benefits for medical bills and partial lost wages through employers’ workers’ compensation insurance policies. All employers with five or more employees and…
read more