July 2014 Archives

Farm worker severely injured in workplace accident

Every year, workers are injured on the job in Pennsylvania. They may be working at a construction site, a factory or even a farm. While injuries and accidents continue to occur in many industries, some are considered more dangerous than the others. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is the most hazardous industry in the United States. Every year, many farm workers suffer injuries while working. One of the most recent workplace accidents occurred in Waterford when a worker got entangled in farming machinery.

OSHA to provide safety training for construction workers

Working at a construction site can be hazardous to a worker's health. Seven construction workers were injured last month on a hotel construction site and at a moving company facility, respectively, in Pennsylvania. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating these accidents to discover the reason for these injuries.

Even a minor workplace injury can cause life changes

Residents of Pennsylvania are aware that every employer has a duty to ensure the safety of its workers from all known dangers. Though most workers believe their workplace is safe report, workplace accidents are not unheard of. Recently, for example, three people suffered injuries at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum in New York City.

Explosion causes one worker's death and injures eight others

Many people like to work for companies that are well known throughout the world. However, even these sites are not free from dangerous accidents that can cause injuries or even deaths. Residents of Pennsylvania may have heard about an industrial accident at an automaker's facility that caused the death of a worker and injured another eight people.

Scaffolding collapse injures two workers in Pennsylvania

Readers are aware that scaffolding is used to support material and people while carrying out construction work. This method has been used for many years in order to help people work at various levels on a building. However, if not properly installed, a scaffolding accident may occur resulting in injuries. A scaffolding collapse in Pennsylvania recently caused injuries to two construction workers and damaged two cars.

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