Nobody expects to be injured on the job. In fact, many employers dedicate a large portion of their budget to educating employees on safe practices, in addition to re-vamping facilities to meet safety codes.
Unfortunately, accidents do happen. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 1.1 million injuries happened in the workplace in 2011, with an average recuperation time of eight days.
If you have not already done so, report your injury as soon as possible to your supervisor or your company's workers' compensation coordinator. If more than 24 hours have elapsed from the time of injury, we advise that you report your injury in writing as well as verbally with a copy retained for your records. List any witnesses to the incident in addition to exactly where, when, and how it happened.
Normal exercises can cause a lot of stress to joints especially in people who have recently gone through knee replacements, are overweight or have arthritis. Any movement can be painful. That is why aquatics are highly recommended for arthritis and joint sufferers. It should also come as no surprise that arthritis sufferers respond well to aquatics, after all, our bodies are made of almost 80% water. But it is the combination of water and movement that makes aquatics the ideal exercise regime for arthritis sufferers.