It is a responsibility of the employer to ensure safety in the workplace and as an employee, you should learn how to follow the rules and safety protocols in the company. Breaking safety rules and standards operating procedure can cause serious injury to you or other people.
If you develop an illness because of your job, workers’ compensation is supposed to cover medical expenses and pay you for any days of work you miss. It also provides disability benefits to workers or employees who temporary or permanently disabled due to the injury or accident acquired at the workplace. Just make sure you report the incident to your employer the same day or within few days of the accident. It is imperative to report the injury as quickly as possible.