Category: Workers’ Compensation

Overlooked Dangers That Confront Public Safety Workers

Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  February 9, 2022

We know about the obvious risks faced by public safety workers. Just about every say, law enforcement officers, firefighters and paramedics face dangers that the average person would not expect on the job. Natural disasters, illnesses and physical attacks are among these risks that may lead to injuries requiring hospitalization. However, some hazards often remain overlooked by the very people…

Eye Protection May Prevent Most Workplace Eye Injuries

Workers' Compensation
  September 24, 2021

Many people in Pennsylvania work on job sites where there is a risk of eye injury. Even if you don’t work in the construction industry, you may work around chemicals, steam or fluids that could potentially damage your eyes. Eye injuries are common Each day in the US, around 2,000 workers sustain eye injuries on the job, according to the…

Hazards You Might Encounter on a Construction Site

Workers' Compensation
  August 25, 2021

If you spend just a few minutes on a Pennsylvania construction site, you’ll likely be able to identify a number of potential safety hazards. They may include falling objects, toxic fumes, and inadequate access to personal protective equipment. However, there may be several other hazards that could put your safety in jeopardy while working as part of a construction crew.…

Understanding Third-Party-Over Actions

Workers' Compensation
  July 2, 2021

When a Pennsylvania employee suffers an injury on the job, workers’ compensation offers a no-fault system that provides certain benefits. An employee generally gives up the right to sue the employer in exchange. In some cases, however, employees may also file a negligence lawsuit against a non-employer third party that may have been at fault. Employees who suffer an injury…

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe at Work

Workers' Compensation
  June 24, 2021

When one thinks of Pennsylvania workplace injuries, most envision back problems and trip and fall accidents. However, research shows that eye injuries make up a huge part of the accidents that happen while on the job. Thankfully, there are ways to protect your vision while still keeping the position you love. The problem in the workplace According to statistics, approximately…

How Work Site Hazards Can Lead to Injuries

Workers' Compensation
  June 9, 2021

Employers in Pennsylvania and throughout the country are obligated to ensure that workplaces are safe for their employees. To reinforce this, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has guidelines for certain situations. Worksite dangers Any worksite can be a dangerous one, and this is why most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Even office workers can suffer from…

Slips and Falls Common in the Education and Health Industry

Workers' Compensation
  May 21, 2021

Pennsylvania is a state that’s home to many thriving industries. Unfortunately, workers in any industry must be aware of certain job-related dangers. With that in mind, one of the most common accidents is slip and fall injuries. So what industry has the highest rate of nonfatal slips and falls? The answer to this question may surprise you. What industry has…

Typical Causes of Injuries at Construction Sites

Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  April 19, 2021

Construction sites in Pennsylvania and around the country are known to be some of the most dangerous work environments. With the combination of heavy machinery, unstable surfaces and lots of loose materials, it’s no surprise that working as a construction worker is a very risky job. While the pay can be lucrative, you might end up injuring yourself in one…

Pinch Point Injuries Can Be Devastating

Workers' Compensation
  April 12, 2021

When Pennsylvania residents get injured on the job, many of them apply for workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a type of benefit paid out to workers who have work-related injuries or illnesses. This type of help is extremely critical because it enables you to take care of medical expenses and covers your lost wages while you’re recovering. What are the…

Manufacturing Jobs May Be the Cause of Injuries

Workers' Compensation
  March 30, 2021

Residents of Pennsylvania may want to learn more about avoiding injuries in manufacturing jobs. Certain injuries are the most common, and it would be helpful to be aware of what these are. Most common types of injuries from the National Safety Council According to reports, the most common injuries in the manufacturing industry are not fatal. They include the following:…