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School custodians, back injuries and workers' compensation

If you are employed as a custodian or janitor with one of our local school districts, chances are good there have been many changes in the schools since you were a student walking the halls.

Some changes are for the better, like the increased ability of students to learn over different types of media, via computers in the classrooms that are connected to the internet.

3 regulations that keep you safe as a radiologist

As a radiologist, you help many people find out if they've broken bones or if they have other problems in their bodies. Unfortunately, X-rays themselves are incredibly dangerous if handled inappropriately. Those who work with X-ray technology have a higher risk of certain kinds of cancers, for example.

While there are safety techniques that reduce the risk to those working in radiology, there's no way to completely eliminate radiation exposure. On top of that, other risks, like the risk of repetitive-motion injuries or back or neck injuries, are still possible.

Dangers that baggage handlers face at work

When packing for a trip, most people who plan on checking their luggage consider the weight of their bags because it's commonly known that if a bag weighs over a certain amount they might be forced to pay an extra fee. What they don't think about is who will be handling their bag and how the constant heavy lifting affects those individuals.

Safety Violations At U.S. Bank Stadium: When Minnesota Workers Get Hurt

The Minnesota Vikings have moved into U.S. Bank Stadium, their brand new $1.1 billion dollar home in downtown Minneapolis, hoping not to disappoint their loyal fans. But Teddy Bridgewater wasn't the only one who was injured in the run-up to the team's inaugural season in the massive, glassy venue that replaced the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.

Sadly, one 35-year-old worker died and another worker was injured in a fall from a roof at U.S. Bank Stadium in August 2015, and other workers were hurt during the construction of the behemoth structure. In relation to the fatal fall, contractor Mortenson Construction and subcontractor Berwald Roofing were cited and fined for serious safety violations, according to the Star Tribune. What does this incident say about the safety of construction workers in the Twin Cities?

How Much Is My Back Injury Worth?

Getting hurt on the job can cause numerous problems. A back injury can affect you physically, mentally, emotionally and financially. And if you are hurt, your family may suffer, too.

The Minnesota workers' compensation system is complicated. If you have questions about how much workers' comp wage replacement you can expect to receive -- and if you're wondering about how to cover your medical costs -- you need to get those questions answered.

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