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PA Workers Comp Safety: News Reporters

News reporters lead a stressful life. They must be ready at a moment’s notice to travel to fires, crime scenes, car crashes, and other scenarios of that nature. Not only can this lifestyle cause a lot of mental strain, but it can also lead to serious injuries.   While rushing to make it to an […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Carpal Tunnel and Data Entry

Those in Pennsylvania that work data entry jobs (or any other type of job that requires a lot of typing) work in generally safe environments. However, this does not mean they are guaranteed to be free from harm.   Those that spend most of their day typing are at serious risk for developing carpal tunnel […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Rain

Spring has finally arrived in Pennsylvania. And that means that for the next few months, it's going to be wet outside. Below are a few safety tips you and your coworkers can use if you are required to work outside in rainy conditions.   Wear The Right Clothing Wear clothing that will keep you dry. […]

PA Workers Comp Benefits: What Business Owners Need to Know

  In Pennsylvania, it’s important for business owners to understand that it is their responsibility to provide a safe work environment and to also cover the medical costs of all injured workers. Below is some information business owners need to know regarding Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits.    Fault Doesn’t Matter Many employers will try to […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Elevator Repair

Elevator repair is a job that requires serious patience and skill. And, since elevator repair workers are working on large machinery from heights, they can be at serious risk for injury if they do not take the proper precautions. Below are a few safety tips elevator repair workers can use to remain safe on the […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Bricklaying

  Bricklayers are among some of the hardest working individuals in Pennsyvalnia. And through the combination of heavy lifting, working in the heat, crouching, and bending over, it should come as no surprise that bricklayers are not strangers to work-related injuries. Below are some of the most common injuries associated with bricklaying in Pennsylvania.   […]

PA Workers Comp: Dealing With Hazwaste

  Pennsylvania workers that deal with hazwaste are at risk for many serious injuries. These include chemical burns, respiratory issues, poisoning, and many others. Some industries that work with hazwaste on a regular basis include power plants, hydrofracking, healthcare, and construction. Below are a few safety tips you and your coworkers can follow to guarantee […]

PA Workers Comp: Factories

Despite the fact that many factory jobs have been taken outside of the United States, this list of the companies based in Harrisburg shows that there are still plenty of factory jobs in the area.   Since factory workers often deal with large machinery and are required to do physical labor, there are many safety […]

PA Workers Comp: Scars and Disfigurement

In terms of Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits, injuries that involve scars and disfigurement to the head, neck or face are often unique.    Under the PA. Workers' Compensation Act Section (c) (22) , an injured worker in Pennsylvania is entitled to benefits " For serious and permanent disfigurement of the head, neck or face , […]