Workers Compensation in June 2019

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  • Rain Workplace Hazards

    When an employee’s work is dependent on the weather, they must be prepared for all possibilities. When the work goes on despite heavy or light rain showers, employees need to take precautions an ... Read more

  • Heat-Related Injuries

    As the temperatures continue to rise during the summer months, workers who are exposed to extreme heat are at risk for certain heat-related illnesses and injuries, some of which can be serious and lif ... Read more

  • Do I Have to Have an IME?

    As if getting hurt on the job and submitting a workers’ compensation claim were not stressful enough, insurance companies may insist that the injury be diagnosed during an independent medical ex ... Read more

  • Avoid Electrical Hazards

    Overhead powerlines can be a constant danger to employees who work around them on a daily basis. In fact though, electrical fatalities are most common in occupations where employees receive little to ... Read more

  • OSHA Cites PA Manufacturer

    A Pennsylvania manufacturing company faces $687,670 in penalties following an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection. OSHA issued several citations to the Strattanville-based ... Read more

  • Fatal Fire at PA Gas Processing Plant

    A Houston, Pennsylvania natural gas processing plant faces $51,148 in penalties for safety violations in connection to a fatal fire that occurred at the plant. The company it contracted for cleaning s ... Read more

  • Steps to Follow After a Work Accident

    Pennsylvania requires most employers to provide Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage for their employees. If you are injured at work, you may discover that the process of filing a Workers ... Read more

  • Practice Forklift Safety

    There are more than one million forklifts in operation around the United States that provide a key material moving component for many industries. Forklift operators are skilled employees who work in n ... Read more