There are a variety of activities that can cause neck injuries, resulting in serious pain and discomfort. Understanding how to care for your neck is critical, as the right approach can help you avoid an injury that puts you on the shelf for an extended period of time.
People who work in construction zones have some of the most dangerous jobs there are. In addition to the inherent dangers of working on any construction site, they're at the mercy of drivers who may be impaired, drowsy or just not exercising the extra caution needed around highway construction zones.
Although a low back strain is not the most serious injury, it can cause a good amount of pain and discomfort. Furthermore, if you don't treat it immediately and in the appropriate manner, you run the risk of additional injury.
Power drills are used by millions of professionals every day, spanning a variety of industries. If using this tool is a big part of your job, don't take your safety for granted. Instead, make sure you know the exact steps you must take to avoid an accident and related injury.
Firefighters are among those who help people most. They put out fires, help with rescue missions and educate communities on safety.
A study published in the journal Disabling World in 2015 captured how at least 9,000 patient nurses or medical caregivers in the United States suffer disabling injuries on the job every day.
A PennDOT worker was seriously injured when the vehicle that he was in was struck by another motorist around 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 14 in Harrisburg.
Most people who suffer an ankle dislocation don't confuse the injury for another. With this injury, one or more ligaments are torn in your ankle, thus causing extreme pain along with difficulty walking.
Many Pennsylvania residents make their living working in coal mines. Despite safety advances over the years, mining remains a dangerous profession. Pennsylvanians were reminded of that fact last month when a 35-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in a mine in Jenner Township in the early morning hours of Dec. 20.
If you suffer a workplace injury, one of the first things you should do is receive medical attention. This will help you understand your injury, prognosis and treatment options.