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Back Injury Awareness

When we think of typical workplace injuries received by a corrections officer, we often think of injuries received from an assault or some other violence at the hands of an inmate, such as when convicted murderer Robert Blount assaulted a corrections officer on July 8...

Taking Stress Seriously

Being a corrections officer is an extremely stressful job.  The possibility of being injured while on the job is ever-present.  For instance, on July 4, 2015, a convicted murder serving 46 years assaulted an officer, grabbed the officer’s baton, and injured other...

What is a Schedule Loss of Use Award?

If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to an award of money for lost wages When you have been injured on the job, In addition to lost wages, you may be entitled to a schedule loss of use award, also known as an “SLU.”  An SLU is an amount of money...