Nurses in Alaska perform a rewarding but very difficult job. While caring for patients, nurses are exposed daily to various pathogens and infectious bacteria. At the same time, nursing can be a physically demanding job that comes with a high risk of musculoskeletal...
Coronavirus COVID-19 Work Exposure:
If you have time off of work or need medical care because you believe you were exposed at work:
YOU MUST FILE an “Employee Report of Injury” (found here) within thirty days of having reason to believe you got it because of work!
If the employer or its insurer fail to pay your time loss and medical care within two weeks of your report or dispute or controvert any part of the claim, contact us by email or by phone at 907-279-9132. We are still hard at work for injured workers!
Month: December 2020
Stay safe while working in cold weather
People who live in Alaska are used to dealing with the cold. In fact, many people here prefer the cold months for the winter sporting opportunities they provide. However, people that feel at home in snowy conditions can still succumb to hypothermia and frostbite just...
Workplace eye injuries are more common than they should be
Many workers in Alaska do jobs that put them at risk of getting a serious eye injury. Construction workers, landscapers, miners and factory workers are just a few of the occupations where objects may randomly fly into a worker’s eyes. Without proper eye protection,...