Name: Safety First
Employed as: APE, for N/A
Posted: 22 February 2017
EXCESSIVE LATERAL MOTION SYMPTOMS & CASUALTY MANAGEMENT CLAIMS:
Union Pacific and few other Class I encourages all employees to
recognized the symptoms from excessive lateral motion traumas.
The following is for your information and guidance for lateral motion
CHANGE IN COLOR OR TEMPERATURE OF SKIN
FACTORS THAT MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH THESE SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:
INTENSE LONG-DURATION EXPOSURE TO COMBINATIONS OF FORCE AND REPETITION
DOING TASKS BEYOND YOUR PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES
EXPOSURE TO VIBRATION ABOVE MAXIMUM HEALTH GUIDELINES
PLEASE REPORT SYMPTOMS ITS TO LATE TO FILE CLAIM WITHIN THREE YEARS
OF SYMPTOMS IF THEY:
ARE PERSISTENT, SEVERE, OR WORSENING
IF THE PAIN RADIATES THROUGH YOUR ENTIRE BODY
KEEP YOU FROM SLEEPING
IF YOU HAVE CONSTANT OR UNUSUAL SYMPTOMS, SEE YOUR DOCTOR!
SYMPTOMS REQUIRE A MEDICAL EVALUATION FOR DIAGNOSIS.
Some cumulative trauma injuries are so severe and requires extreme
medical remedies, including a Medical retirement with compensation by
the Casualty Management Department.
One should always seek a FELA attorney in order to fully understand
your options if the Casualty Management Department fail to do so.