9 Ways Truck Driving Puts Your Health at Risk

    Ways Truck Driving Puts Your Health at Risk

    9 Ways Truck Driving Puts Your Health at Risk In 2020, the Bureau of Labor reported there were more than 1.9 million truck drivers employed in the U.S. Truck driving is an essential industry, helping stimulate the economy and move crucial supplies and products across the country. Drivers can see several parts of the country, making […]

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    Common Laboratory Accidents

      How common is it to be injured when working in a lab? Unfortunately, lab accidents statistics show that laboratory accidents are entirely too common. Even if many lab workers report feeling safe in the laboratory, they may engage in unsafe practices and the confidence they feel in the safety of the laboratory environment varies […]

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    top 10 hazards in a building site

    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Common Workplace Injuries and How to Prevent Them

    In 2016, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation had 159,170 work-related illness and injury cases reported, representing a 7,000-case decline from the year before. Work-related fatalities, however, were 77 in 2016, an increase of 12 compared to 2015. The two industries with the most injuries in 2016 were Trade, Transportation and Utilities (26% of all […]

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