Are you a New York Home Healthcare Worker
who has been injured
on the job?
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics,
"Nursing aides, orderlies, attendants and
psychiatric aides have some of the highest non-fatal
injuries and illness rates for all occupations.... Work
as an aide can be physically demanding as Aides and
many hours standing and walking, and they often face
It is particularly important for health care Aides to
guard against back injury. These injuries are the
most common because they frequently have to move
patients in and out of beds or help them stand or walk.
Home health care aides may be entitled to benefits in
addition to worker's comp when they suffer on the job
injuries from: defective sidewalks, broken stairways, failure to
clear snow and ice, wheel chairs that get caught in
poorly maintained sidewalks or roads.
Home healthcare workers who are helping others may end
up needing care themselves. They may be injured while
performing caregiver duties as a result of:
Sidewalk and premises falls
Accidents from unsafe conditions in
apartment buildings, stores, laundromats and
supermarkets and other locations where negligent or
unsafe conditions exist.
According to recent studies,
caregiver injuries often result in greater lost time
from work and accompanying costs, which may indicate
greater severity of injury.
injuries have resulted from mishaps in the care giving
environment. If you have been injured you should
seek immediate medical attention.
Caregivers do have
legal rights, and on the job injuries cannot
be tolerated. If this happens to you or a loved one,
Contact us today for a
Don't limit yourself to workers compensation
You may be entitled to additional compensation.
about your rights!
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