10 Top Hazards in a Building Site
Nearly 6.5 million people go to work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the U.S. each day. On the job, these construction workers face a wide range of occupational safety hazards. Their heavy equipment and job site conditions can create dangerous situations that require careful navigation. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the fatal injury rate […]Continue Reading
Injuries That Are Common for Female Workers
Women face some unique challenges in the workplace despite incurring fewer workplace fatalities overall. In 2015, 344 women in the United States suffered fatal injuries in the workplace, compared to 4,492 men. They also faced lower risks of fatal falls and fatal contact with equipment. The most common work injuries for women include: Transportation injuries: For both men […]Continue Reading
Am I Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
In Pennsylvania, you’re entitled to workers’ compensation if you’re an employee and have been injured at work. It doesn’t matter whether you work for a non-profit, large corporation or small business — either way, you’re entitled to workers’ comp. What Are the Requirements for Workers’ Compensation Eligibility? To be eligible for PA workers’ compensation, you […]Continue Reading