Common lifting injuries at workplace includes muscle strain, nerve injury and nerve damage, backaches and injuries, neck injuries, and arm and leg injuries. You need to talk to a work injury lawyer to win you compensation for the loss you suffered at your workplace.
Percutaneous injury is the medical term used to denote a Sharps Injury. Sharps is the name given to anything pointed and sharp like needle, blade a scalpel which is used by physicians to penetrate the skin. Any injury resulting in blood oozing out caused due to these Sharps or medical instruments are called as Sharps Injury.
As soon as you encounter a Needlestick Injury, wash the site of the injury by sterile water and soap. depending on the protocol followed by your healthcare institution, notify your immediate supervisor about the Needlestick Injury.
Work related skin disease or occupational skin disease is caused when the skin comes in direct contact with certain chemicals, or the hands being wet for prolonged periods of time.