Tips on How to Avoid Work-Related Injuries

Although it is the company’s responsibility to provide a safe workplace, workers can help protect themselves to avoid work-related injuries as well. Here are some tips on how to avoid work-related injuries in different work places. On Construction Sites Construction sites belong to the category of some of the most …

An Overview of Workers’ Compensation

Before the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act in 1915, workers had difficulty claiming compensation, even for severe disabling injuries. To file a “negligence” claim for compensation, they had to prove the employer’s failure to provide sufficient standard of care causing the injury to occur. Safety equipment and safety processes were unheard …

Understanding Wear and Tear Injuries

Workers’ compensation claims do not need workers to be involved in an accident, such as a fall or slip, for them to be entitled to workers’ benefits. Employees can also be compensated for other work-related injuries if the employer is bound by state or federal workers’ compensation requirements. One example …

Understanding Construction Site Safety

Substandard machinery, poor safety precautions and a constantly changing environment may yield an unsafe construction site, requiring the men and women who work there to be vigilant. In order to prevent accidents, employers regularly utilize site supervisors who ensure construction site safety. Unfortunately, in some cases, accidents still occur under …