May 2015 Archives

Lawyers can help obtain benefits after workplace injuries

Even though the Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides strict guidelines to employers in order to prevent workplace injuries, many Pennsylvania workers suffer from disabling workplace injuries. Such injuries can often lead to years of recuperation, as well as total or partial disabilities that can be temporary or even permanent, depending on the nature and seriousness of the injury suffered during the course of employment.

How outreach training programs help construction workers

Construction workers are in danger of injuries and accidents in the workplace. In some cases, construction workers might be fatally injured in a workplace accident. The employer is obligated to give workers' compensation to the employee in the event of an accident in the workplace or during the time that the employee is working, whether that person is in the workplace or somewhere else off-site.

The CSB's role in preventing industrial workers' accidents

The Federal Chemical Safety Board in the United States is responsible for conducting investigations into chemical accidents that occur in factories. Such industrial workers' accidents can cause severe injuries or even fatalities. Preventing such devastating accidents by regularly maintaining the chemical plants is thus a key responsibility of all employers in the industrial field.

Construction worker badly injured as police chase suspect

As most Pennsylvania residents probably know, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the country and makes workers vulnerable to injuries or death from a wide variety of circumstances and environments. Imagine a worker's surprise, however, when an entirely unforeseen danger suddenly presents itself and causes severe injury.

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