Workers Compensation in March 2019

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  • Tunneling Construction Hazards

    Construction workers must always place safety first on the worksite. Some construction environments are inherently more dangerous than others. Constructing tunnels can very dangerous, and therefore th ... Read more

  • Needlesticks Underreported

    Approximately 600,000 to 1,000,000 needlestick injuries occur each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Workers in the healthcare industry are most at risk of ... Read more

  • Casino Worker Hazards

    Casinos may not seem like a particularly hazardous place to work, but the fact is that when employees are surrounded by people drinking and gambling, accidents happen. The fact is that working in a ca ... Read more

  • Secondhand Smoke and Workers’ Compensation

    Pennsylvania employees are entitled to safe and healthful work environments under the General Duty Clause of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act (the Act). This means that employers have ... Read more

  • Falls in the Workplace

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced recently that deaths in the workplace fell in 2017, dropping to 5,147 from 5,190 in 2016. The news was not all positive, however – fatal falls at w ... Read more

  • Dog Bites and Workers’ Compensation

    We have all heard that dogs are “mans’ best friend.” For many, our companion animals are indeed a part of our household and family. But not every dog is people-friendly, and an aggre ... Read more