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March 2018 Archives

Man suffers work-related injuries in Pennsylvania accident

Technological advances have resulted in machinery that can perform tasks more efficiently and, sometimes, more safely. Unfortunately, these advances have not completely removed the possibility of suffering work-related injuries. A man in Pennsylvania was recently flown to the hospital after he was injured in an industrial accident.

Workplace Injuries: Even Office Workers Are at Risk

123pexels-photo-530024.jpgYou may think working in a comfy, climate-controlled office is safe and hazard-free; however, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports tens of thousands of injuries or work-related health problems that office workers suffer each year. While it is true that working in an office environment may pose fewer safety risks than those working in manufacturing, law enforcement, or healthcare environments, office jobs come with their own unique risks that should not be ignored.

Workplace Injuries: Pennsylvania's Most High-Risk Jobs

pexels-photo123.jpgOn-the-job injuries can range from severe to minor and the risks involved vary dramatically between careers. Everyday tasks for a business professional are different than that of teachers and health service providers, but all in the workplace should exercise caution and be aware of potential hazards.

Lawsuit claims dangerous equipment led to man's death

While workplaces in Pennsylvania and across the country hold certain risks, manufacturers can potentially protect workers from serious injury by putting safety features on heavy machinery. Failure to ensure that equipment is safe could result in litigation. In fact, a family in another state was recently awarded $30 million in a lawsuit that stemmed from a fatality involving dangerous equipment.

Cause of fatal workplace accident likely under investigation

The vast majority of workplaces in Pennsylvania go to great lengths to ensure employee safety. Despite these measures, an accident can still happen, putting the lives of workers and others in the area at risk. In fact, the cause of a recent fatal workplace accident in another state is likely under investigation.

Man suffers work-related injuries in crash

All occupations in Pennsylvania and across the country hold some degree of risk. However, those that involve heavy machinery or require workers to spend a great deal of time driving could be especially wary of the potential harm they may face. Unfortunately, a man in another state recently suffered what appears to be serious work-related injuries in a recent crash.

Man killed in construction accident involving a 2-ton pipe

Most people in Pennsylvania and in other areas of the country are aware that almost all workplaces hold some degree of risk, even if those risks may not be obvious. However, many people do not fully realize the potential harm that construction workers face due to the heavy equipment with which they work, among other dangerous elements. In fact, a worker in another state recently passed away as a result of a construction accident.

Man in critical condition due to work-related injuries

Despite the many safety precautions that are in place in industrial settings in Pennsylvania and across the country, unexpected circumstances can arise, placing workers' lives at risk. Unfortunately, even the safest of workers could become involved in a workplace accident. In fact, a man in another state is in critical condition after he suffered work-related injuries.

Pennsylvania fatal workplace accident under investigation

All occupations have hazards. As a result, most employers in Pennsylvania are committed to ensuring that their employees are properly trained and have the necessary equipment to ensure their personal safety. Unfortunately, a fatal workplace accident can still occur despite these measures.

The Most Common Injuries Sustained In Car Accidents

pexels-photo-163945.jpgBeing involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, even if the injuries are minor. But when there are serious injuries (or fatalities) as a result of a car accident, the trauma only intensifies. Where you are seated in the vehicle at the time of the crash and whether the car was hit from the front, side, or rear may determine what injuries you sustain. However, there are  several injuries drivers and passengers suffer from most often that you should be aware of:

Workplace accidents: Fatal incident under investigation

There are dangers hidden in every workplace in Pennsylvania and across the country. Workplace accidents may be especially difficult to prevent for workers whose work sites change according to the job, such as for landscapers who frequently move from location to location. Unfortunately, a man has recently lost his life in an incident that occurred in another state.

Pennsylvania DOT worker suffers fatal work-related injuries

When roads are bad due to ice or snow, it is necessary to adjust speed to the road conditions. Failing to do so could have serious consequences for a variety of different people, including those who work to warn others of dangerous road hazards. Unfortunately, a worker for Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently suffered fatal work-related injuries while attempting to fulfill his job responsibilities.

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