7 Common Construction Injuries

    Common Construction Injuries

    7 Common Construction Injuries Working in the construction industry carries inherent risks. To protect individuals from harm, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict safety guidelines for job sites. Workers can face serious injury when construction companies fail to meet all these occupational safety regulations. When neglect or human error results in injury, […]

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    Common Forklift Accidents and Injuries

    Common Forklift Accidents and Injuries

    Common Forklift Accidents and Injuries A forklift is mainly used in the workplace to transport and carry heavy materials in non-roadway areas. Powered platform trucks and order pickers fall under the forklift category. A forklift-related injury is also cross-categorized by the event type, typically as a transportation accident or an incident that involves contact with […]

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    How Do Layoffs and Plant Closures Impact Workers’ Compensation?

    How Do Layoffs and Plant Closures Impact Workers’ Compensation? In Pennsylvania, employers are required by law to provide workers’ compensation insurance, so they hire separate insurance companies that are responsible for providing this coverage. Employers can obtain this insurance through private insurance companies, self-insurance or the State Workers’ Insurance Fund.  As an employee, your coverage […]

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    Most Dangerous Mining Accidents

    Most Dangerous Mining Accidents

    Most Dangerous Mining Accidents The coal mining industry can be a dangerous one for workers. Accidents in mines can lead to injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Coal mining deaths most frequently occur during contact with objects and transportation or during equipment incidents. Most serious illnesses and injuries require workers to take days off of work, leading to […]

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    What You Can Do If You're Hurt by a Nip Point

    What You Can Do If You’re Hurt by a Nip Point

    What You Can Do If You’re Hurt by a Nip Point Nip points can present a hazard to workers who hold factory jobs. The dangers of machines on the job can result in work-related injuries, and if this happens to you, you may want to hire a workers’ compensation attorney who can help you receive […]

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