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Workplace injury and illness rates in Iowa

If you are employed in private industry in Iowa, you may want to be aware of the realities associated with injuries and illnesses associated with the workplace. The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks a variety of information about the type and number of these incidents both statewide and around the nation.

Long and short term effects of workplace electrocution

Workers in Iowa may face the possible danger of electrocution, regardless of whether or not their primary job involves electronics or high sources of electrical energy. A single electrical outlet can deliver enough volts to severely harm or even kill a human, so the dangers of workplace electrocution apply to anyone who works in a building with a source of electricity.

What are common sources of workplace injuries?

Workers in Iowa are exposed to many different hazards on the job. However, there may be some that you aren't aware of simply because they aren't obvious. At the Law Offices of Gallner & Pattermann, P.C., we work to inform you about all of the potential areas of harm your job could offer.

Does your job feature one of the most disabling workplace injury risks?

Our firm recently published a SlideShare report on the leading causes of the most disabling workplace injuries. Learn whether your job puts you at risk for having one of these serious workplace accidents.

Types of workplace injuries

Your workplace in Iowa may be a dangerous place. Injuries are common in many industries that involve high-risk activities. However, they can also occur in even the most benign of jobs. At Gallner & Pattermann, P.C., we see a range of injuries caused at work. They can be anything from a small accident to a serious traumatic situation. Any time you are hurt at work, it is cause for concern and immediate attention, though, because they can all affect your ability to work normally. 

Is Your Job Among the Most Dangerous In America?

When President-elect Donald Trump takes office this month, many of those who voted for him - and those who did not - will be anxious to see if he is able to create the jobs he promised to revive along with the U.S. economy. Among other things, Trump vowed to pump as much as $1 trillion into infrastructure improvement efforts nationwide.

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