Injuries sustained while working on the job should always be reported and documented. Too often people work through the pain out of fear of losing their job. OSHA enacted the OSH act of 1970. To ensure worker's safety and rights. Don't compromise yours. Familiarize yourself with the OSH act of 1970, below.
Some eye opening statistics about the realities of being injured on the job. Your safety and health should be paramount to your employer. All too often people work through the pain; worsening the situation. If you or someone you know has been injured while on the job, know that there is recourse for you. You needn't suffer.