Are You A Tradie At Risk Of Shoulder Injury?

A large majority of your time is spent at work. It just so happens that some workplaces are more dangerous or have the potential for increased risk of injury. Every year Tradies National Health Month in August recognises the fact that “tradies” like you often work hard and heavy most days but do very little for themselves in terms of maintaining their health or reducing their risk of potential injury. The shoulder is particularly susceptible to workplace injury and quite often these injuries are significant and result in lasting disability. Think about your situation for just a moment… Are You … Continue reading

Injured Workers Who Actively Participate in Rehabilitation & Return to Work Early Do Better

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that can pay your wages and medical costs should you sustain a shoulder injury due to your employment. WorkCover Queensland is the exclusive provider of accident insurance for work-related injuries in Queensland, with the exception of self-insurers. WorkCover Queensland endeavours to work with you, your employer and medical providers like us to help you recover from the injury and return to work. If you have been injured at work or because of work, you should: Consult your local doctor and get a workers’ compensation medical certificate Tell your employer about your injury and … Continue reading