Category Archives: pa workers compensation

Pa Workers Comp for Natural Gas Drilling: Hydrofracking in Pennsylvania

Hydrofracking, the act of tapping into previously unreachable oil and natural gas embedded within deep rock formations, is currently a booming industry in Pennsylvania. However, despite the fact that the industry has provided lots of stable jobs, it is not without its risks. Here are some safety tips you and your coworkers can use to […]

Pa Workers Comp Injury: Preventing Hearing Loss on the Job

Exposure to hazardous occupational noise is one of the most common workplace hazards in the United States. Since 2004, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that approximately 125,000 workers have suffered significant or parmanent hearing loss.    Exposure to high levels of noise can cause permanent hearing loss, which cannot be cured. Some temporary hearing-related […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Who is at Risk and What are the Symptoms?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common work place injuries in Pennsylvania. Back in April, we shared some tips on what you can do to help prevent this terrible condition. For today's post, we would like to share a great video about carpal tunnel syndrome from the folks at Every Day Health. The […]