I Got Hurt At Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    Great Resource!

    For workers and their families touched by injury, illness, pain, disability and death visit the National Association of Injured & Disabled Workers (NAIDW) www.naidw.org
    naidw naidw
    Mar 26, 2012

    Well I don't know exactly what I did

    but my knee hurts like hell and now I got sent to an urgent care fml! Ua and then getting looked at ugh I hate being hurt I can't lift my foot 9 inches off the ground­čśö
    Camocrossing Camocrossing
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 15, 2015

    ran over my fycking foot again.

    I'm afraid to even use the stupud carts now.
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    Agonising Wait

    I ruptured two discs in my neck while trying to stop an autistic boy hurting himself and I am now unable to do my former job. He was normally a good kid and I really enjoyed my work as a Special Needs Education Assistant at my local primary school. But one day he lost it and hit...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Nov 4, 2009

    Once Great Now I'm Nothing

    I've been a roofer/carpenter for the past 20 years, and now I am just a sofa jockey. I used to get up at 3:30 every morning, Mon-Sat, and even Sundays so I could give my family a good life. I didn't have to do this, I wanted to, I loved to, and now I get to bed if I'm lucky at 3...
    eddieg420 eddieg420
    May 14, 2012

    You Find Out Who Your Friends Are

    I was working at a psychiatric hospital as a PSA (patient aide), basically hands on with all the patients...admitting them..dealing with outbursts, restraints, feedings, bathing, etc. We had several different wards from geriatric, to intensive where some of our worst patients go...
    AngelWings75 AngelWings75
    36-40, F
    Dec 5, 2012

    The Thing Is.......

         The worst part about  being hurt at work is that after months of telling the boss about a potential injury for someone, and the boss totally ignoring your warning  you (or in this case me ) get hurt,   The thing is I work at a...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 19, 2009

    The Horror of Workers Comp.

    I've driven a Truck for over 20 Years, I loved what I did, Thanks to a Company that didn't care and my stupidity for staying, I hurt my Back. Now it's been a Year and my Back is still in very bad shape. After the surgery, my Doctor told me my driving career was over. Now...
    HurtAtWork HurtAtWork
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2007
    DixieLandDiva101 DixieLandDiva101
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    On Saturday.....

    Saturday night, I was just heading to the back of the store, to pick up something to snack on, during my lunch, and I slipped in some vegatable oil, and fell HARD on my Left kneee. Its been, what, three days now, and I am still in Pain. It hurts to walk on it, its all bruised...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2010

    Last week I was retrieving a pallet from behind

    the building and tripped over a wire rack. I fell a cut my hand and bruised my ribs.
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart
    26-30, M
    Nov 12, 2014
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