Some people think that trucking is an easy profession. They think that these men and women just sit around and drive all day long. While it is true that the primary duty of the trucker is operating the rig, there are some very real hazards that these individuals face.
As an employee in Wisconsin, you know that you have a right to a safe work environment. You should also be aware that your employer should carry either private insurance or a workers' compensation policy in case of employees' injuries. While there are a few classes of employees who are not covered by workers' compensation in Wisconsin, like domestic servants, volunteers and some farm employees, on the whole, most people should be entitled to compensation if they're injured.