It can take a couple of days for it to get reported by the radiologist, then the results are sent to your GP. Usually your GP doesn’t actually see the x-ray, only the findings of the radiologist.

Yes! Authorised referrers are usually doctors or dentist, but chiropractors, osteopaths physiotherapists and podiatrists are authorised to send patients for certain examinations.

The chest x-ray is the most commonly performed diagnostic x-ray examination. A chest x-ray produces images of the heart, lungs, airways, blood vessels and the bones of the spine and chest. An x-ray (radiograph) is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions.

Typically, there are basic eligibility requirements for workers’ comp benefits: – You must be an employee. – Your employer must carry workers’ comp insurance. – You must have a work-related injury or illness.

Under no circumstances should you wait more than 30 days to report your injury. Delays in reporting your injury can result in a denial of your workers’ compensation claim.

Strains and sprains are the most common worker injury while worker injuries are most frequently the result of materials handling incidents.

Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs), Cumulative Trauma disorders (CTDs), and Repeated Motion Injuries (RMIs). The most common is called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which affects the wrists, hands and forearms as a result of repetitive motions such as typing.

When an employee is injured on the job or develops an occupational illness, they have two options: sue the employer or file a Workers’ Compensation claim. Filing a claim means the employee can receive medical coverage, wage replacement, and other benefits.

You must consider an injury or illness to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing injury or illness.

Overexertion Injuries. This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work. Overexertion not only consistently been the number one workplace injury according but is also the most expensive.

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