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Who and what is covered by workers' compensation benefits

Workers' compensation covers most workers and variety of workplace accidents with a few exceptions. Injured workers and their families should know when a worker is covered, the types of workers' compensation benefits that may be available to them and how they can obtain the benefits they need when they need them.

Ohio worker injured in industrial accident

Important protections are available for injured workers in Ohio. In an Ohio community a couple of hours north of the Columbus area, an industrial worker accident recently resulted in an injured worker being flown to the hospital. The injured worker fell into a mixer and was trapped. Authorities reported that the injured worker was pinned in the mixer in some type of tar substance. Rescue crews worked together to help free the injured worker. The process of freeing the injured worker took some time and he was then flown by helicopter to the hospital. The worker was alert following the accident but his condition was unknown following it.

How VSSR claims can help injured workers in Ohio

Employers are required to provide a safe workplace under Ohio law. To achieve a safe workplace, Ohio employers are required to adhere to all safety requirements imposed by the state. When employers fail to adhere to state safety regulations designed to help keep their workers safe and a worker is harmed, they may be liable for an Employer Violation of Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR).

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