Are Injuries at a Holiday Party Covered by Workers’ Comp?
Many workplaces throw holiday parties to offer employees a perk at the end of the year. But sometimes the combination of social time and the presence of alcohol can lead to injuries. Have you sustained a holiday party injury? Read on to learn if you are eligible for workers’ comp. Common Injuries During a Holiday […]Continue Reading
Most Dangerous Industries to Work in PA
American workers are, by and large, relatively safe on the job. Unlike some other countries, federal and state laws in the United States provide protection for workers, and federal agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) include inspectors who regularly visit industries across the country to make sure employers comply with OSHA regulations about workplace […]Continue Reading
Workers’ Compensation and FMLA
You may be familiar with workers’ compensation and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). But are these the same things? Can you get workers’ comp when you use FMLA? Are there restrictions on what’s considered FMLA or workers’ compensation? Understanding these terms and how they can be applied if you get injured on the job […]Continue Reading
How Worker Fatigue Impacts Your Risk of On-The-Job Injury
We’ve all had a night of tossing and turning that leads to some tired moments on the job the next day. Have you noticed how easy it is to lose your concentration when you’re tired? Or misunderstand directions? When you feel fatigued at work, you are more prone to mistakes, and that can have serious […]Continue Reading