April 2016 Archives

Repetitive motion disorders can result in permanent function loss

Repetitive motion disorders are more common than you might think. This group of muscular conditions result from motions that are repeated without interruption in someone's daily activities or while at work. Some of the most common RMDs include:

What is the five-month waiting period?

If you have been approved for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), you are likely struggling financially because you are unable to work. As a result, of your financial need, the last thing that you would like to hear about is any delay in receiving your benefits.

Amtrak train crashes into backhoe, 2 track workers killed

On April 3, two railroad track workers were killed in Chester, Pennsylvania, when a construction backhoe they were on was struck by an Amtrak train. There were also several passengers injured in the accident, which happened right before 8 a.m.

How to treat workplace eye injuries

According to the National Safety Council, in 2012 alone, more than 20,000 eye injuries nationwide occurring while on the job caused workers to miss at least one day of work. Unfortunately, workers in Pennsylvania are not immune from this type of workplace injury. To protect against eye injuries, you should wear eye protection whenever possible. However, if your eye is injured at work, the American Academy of Ophthalmology offers some suggestions on what to do next.

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