POTENTIAL WORK-RELATED INJURY
Your Safety Manager requests guidance from their Corporate Medical Advisor to address a likely mechanism of injury and diagnosis for an employee. This employee reported an acute thumb injury following a routine valve turning procedure and was referred for immediate medical evaluation. The final diagnosis was repetitive trauma and recommendation for surgery.
Corporate Medical Advisors can help:
Mechanism of injury
- Analysis and plausibility of the mechanism of injury.
- Alternative explanations for the mechanism of injury may be considered.
Aggravation of a pre-existing condition
- Plausibly cause recommendations.