Work may be critical to your financial success and important to your self-worth; however, it can also be dangerous.
Every year North Carolina workers become sick, are injured, or are killed on the job. There is no industry that is immune from the possibility of work related accidents, though some industries are more dangerous than others.
North Carolina Dangerous Industries
According to the North Carolina Division of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Division 3.1 per every 100 North Carolina workers in the private sector is injured or becomes ill at work. Some of the most dangerous occupations for North Carolina workers include:
- Machinery Operation.
- Truck Driving.
- Meat or Food Packing.
- Cable, Heat or Air Conditioning Installations.
- Service Industry Work.
- Health care worker injured on the job.
- Office work.
- Veteran Claims.
- Police Officers Injured On the Job.
- North Carolina Airline Industry Accident
Contact a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Help if You’ve Been Hurt
The North Carolina Division of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Division reports that North Carolina has one of the lowest work injury rates in the country. However, that is of little comfort or importance if you are one of the workers who has been injured, or if you have lost a loved one. Then, all that matters is your recovery.
If you have been hurt, or if you are mourning the death of a loved one, please call one of our experienced North Carolina workers’ compensation attorneys at 866-467-9494 to learn more about your rights and potential recovery.