Category Archives: carpal tunnel

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 Work Comp Safety: Working With Heavy Machinery

As many construction workers know, working with heavy machinery is a dangerous job that should not be taken lightly. The simplest of mistakes can lead to serious, and often fatal, injuries.   If you receive a work-related injury related to heavy-machinery, you may be entitled to PA workers’ compensation, and should contact an attorney right […]

PA Workers Comp Benefits: What Treatments are Covered?

PA Workers Comp Benefits: What Treatments are Covered?    PA Workers’ Compensation benefits, by definition, cover any medical treatment that is reasonable, necessary, and related to the injured person’s work injury. However, determining what is considered reasonable or necessary can sometimes be difficult. Below is some information to clarify what treatments are covered by Pennsylvania […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Working in Retail

When it comes to Pennsylvania workers compensation and occupational hazards, retail is one of the most often overlooked positions. This is because most people consider retail to be a generally safe industry to work in.    However, it may surprise you to know that, in 2012 alone, 125,650 retail workers were injured on the job. […]