What is a Work Injury?

A work injury is any injury that arises out of, and in the course of your employment.

Injuries include:

  • Single-incident traumas, such as falls or motor vehicle accidents
  • Cumulative traumas, such as occur with repetitive use of hands & arms
  • Work-related injuries that occur away from the work site
  • Trauma-related mental injuries
  • Diseases
  • Disfigurement of the head, face, or neck
  • Loss of use (amputations)
  • An aggravation, exacerbation, and/or acceleration of a pre-existing condition