When you applied to work for the company you are with now, you probably didn't accept the position with the purpose of getting into an accident in mind. Unfortunately, America's workers are placed in dangerous positions on a daily basis. Even jobs that you wouldn't think of as dangerous can end up injuring workers.
No employee is going to head to work one day with the intention of getting injured while they are there. For all workers, including those in the logistics industry, staying safe is a top priority.
Any injury that you suffer at work has the potential to mean that your career is over. This is a tragedy; however, the impacts of the injury might be so severe that you can't do your job any longer.
Head injuries are often associated with brain injuries. It is imperative that everyone takes steps that can minimize the risk of these injuries occurring. This is especially true in the workplace, where hazards might abound.
A 55-year-old man from Penn Township was killed while working at Aarcon Enterprises Inc. in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, last Thursday. According to the company's website, it provides heavy construction equipment and operators for sites with major improvement projects, such as natural gas well pads and housing.
The Workers Compensation Research Institute recently released the results of a multiyear study on how many injured workers are able to return to work. The WCRI interviewed injured workers in six states in 2016 and nine states, including Pennsylvania, from 2013 to 2015.
Your boss has a job for you. He or she outlines it quickly and you're instantly nervous. It seems much too dangerous, with the risk of injury far too high. You don't want to do it. Can you refuse?
When applying for Social Security disability, who makes the decision as to whether or not you are disabled? After you apply for disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will determine if you meet the minimum requirements to receive disability benefits. In other words, they will examine whether you have worked long enough to qualify for disability. They will also look at your current work activities.
Last year was the safest yet in our country's history of mining. That good news comes from the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Injuries and illnesses are something everyone faces at one point or another, but some people are more likely to get sick than others. For instance, if you work in a high-stress environment, it's possible you could fall ill more easily from stress, anxiety, depression or other illnesses related to your work.