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: Fast Food Workers

  Employees of the fast food industry work in an environment that is full of stress, fast-pacing, and hazards. Fast food workers that are injured on the job in Pennsylvania are entitled to Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits.    Below are a few tips fast food workers can use to remain safe on the job.    […]

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: Injuries from Animals

  If you live in Pennsylvania and work with or around animals, you understand the risks of failing to follow proper safety procedures.   Some workplaces that require employees to work with or around animals include :   ·         Veterinary hospitals ·         State and private parks ·         Zoos ·         Pet Stores ·         Farms ·         Pet Grooming […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Telecommunications

  Telecommunication installation is one of the most common jobs available in Pennsylvania. Although it’s a generally safe job, there are a number of injuries that can occur if the proper safety procedures are not followed.   Some of the most common injuries associated with telecommunication installation include :   Electric Shock Back Injuries Falls from […]

PA Workers Comp: Customer Service Representatives

Customer service representatives make up a large portion of Pennsylvania’s work force. In fact, there are over 6000 customer service representatives in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area alone. Many people may not realize that customer service representative are at risk for many work-related health issues. Below are some of the most common health problems associated with customer […]

PA Workers Comp: Pennsylvania Residents that Work Out-of-State, and Pennsylvania Workers’ that Live Out-of-State

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system carries a list of complicated laws and restrictions. One of the most frequent questions we receive regards those who live in Pennsylvania and work out of state, or those who live out of state and work in Pennsylvania. Workers that fall into this category frequently want to know “If I […]

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: Winter Injuries

Pennsylvania residents know that winter in Pennsylvania can lead to some scary weather conditions.   And for the Pennsylvania workforce, that can unfortunately lead to work-related injuries. Here are some of the most common injuries associated with winter.     Car Accidents During snow storms, driving should be avoided unless it is absolutely necessary. If […]