An auto shop and tow yard employee was seriously injured when a Lebanon County building he was working in suddenly caught on fire late in the evening on May 14. The blaze got underway at Weaver's Wrecking Yard, located on Homestead Road in East Hanover Township just before 11:45 p.m. that day.
Workers get hurt on the job in Dauphin and elsewhere in Pennsylvania daily. While many of the resulting injuries are relatively minor, others are quite serious. A worker may need to have surgery performed on them and face a lengthy recovery time. They may miss many days of work. This can make it difficult for them to cover their bills and maintain their lifestyle.
Dehydration is a serious medical concern, as it can result in kidney failure, shock and extreme cramping among a variety of other side effects.
Attorney Christopher Marzzacco, owner of Marzzacco Niven & Associates, has again been selected by his peers as a 2019 Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The 2019 lists were published this week in Super Lawyers Magazine and on SuperLawyers.com.
Hardworking individuals usually know their job duties well. They know the risks and the proper safety procedures to follow. They are aware of how to avoid getting hurt. Unfortunately, there are some instances in which workers do suffer from injuries at work. They can turn to the workers' compensation program for benefits that will help them address the injury and its effects.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of restaurant workers are injured on the job. These employees risk being burned by chemical cleaning agents, hot oil or flames. They have the potential of getting cut by sharp objects such as knives. They also risk slipping and falling on wet or slippery surfaces or getting struck by commercial equipment. These are only some of the injuries that they face though.
Even though a sprained ankle is a common injury, it doesn't make it any easier to deal with. This can impact you in many ways, from the pain and discomfort to the inability to move.
Data compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Surgeon General's Office shows that 20,000 or more individuals die from lung cancer annually from exposure to radon. This odorless, tasteless gas is only second to smoking as far as lung cancer deaths are concerned. It's not just found in homes, but in Pennsylvania workplaces as well.