You might often see headlines about accidents on the job when it comes to construction sites. The truth is that someone can suffer a workplace injury in any industry at any time. It does not always have to be as dramatic as being trapped in a coal mine. Colorado employees may be entitled to workers’ compensation after slips, illness or another incident if the company is found liable. One of the country’s riskiest jobs might surprise you.
Heavy lifting and risking infectious disease are just two of the factors that affect employees of the most dangerous job in the country. While more deaths occur in jobs such as commercial fishing or oil-drilling, when it comes to nonfatal incidents, nursing homes top the list.