A workplace accident is an accident which occurs on the workplace while at work, leading to either physical or mental impact or both. Unlike temporary injuries which can be cured and healed over a period of time, catastrophic workplace injuries can disable one for life and the victim may have to suffer from a variety of complications over the years. In some unfortunate instances, these catastrophic work injuries last for the whole life.
Some of the common causes of catastrophic workplace injuries are transportation accidents, faulty machinery, Safety comprises made by the companies etc. Victims of such accidents, often require a lot of time to recover completely, they may have to miss work for a long period resulting in loss of income, and they may require to undergo surgeries or therapies or even opt for assisted living care.