Industrial machinery can be dangerous if not used properly. Many times, employees are injured as a result of faulty machinery. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, such as amputations.
In order to reduce the likelihood of injuries, it is essential that industrial machinery is properly maintained. This includes ensuring that the machinery is properly lubricated and that it is free of debris and other objects. If an injury does occur, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible.
If you work in a pulp mill, you’re likely aware of the dangers of machinery. However, even the most careful operators can get injured on the job. If you’re injured at work, don’t hesitate to seek medical attention. Here are some of the most common injuries suffered in pulp mills:
-Back and neck pain from bending over the machinery for long periods of time
-Injuries to fingers and hands from moving barrels of pulp or wood chips
-Wounds caused by cutting tools or knives
-Strains and sprains from heavy lifting
If you have been injured by a pulp mill machinery, contact an attorney as soon as possible. There are a number of legal options available to you, and an attorney can help you identify your legal rights and resources available.