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Philly Ranked as One of Most Dangerous Cities for Bicyclists

If you are a cyclist who lives in Philadelphia, it is probably no surprise that the city was named the ninth-most dangerous in the country for bicyclists. Conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, researchers accumulated data (such as the number of traffic fatalities compared to overall population size) from a total of thirty-two different cities. They[…]

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Truck Safety in Construction Zones

Accidents in work zones occur every day throughout the United States. Over the past five years, over 200,000 injuries and over 4,000 deaths have been attributed to construction zone accidents on highways. Driving in a construction zone can be extremely hazardous for large trucks. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), over 130 fatalities involving[…]

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Youth Worker Safety

The National Institute for Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently joined with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) in order to launch a large-scale effort supporting increased safety efforts for young workers. Young workers are at more risk for workplace illnesses, injuries, and death than workers of any other age group. While young workers usually[…]

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Worker Dies From Avoidable Safety Failure

Every year, workers die in preventable workplace accidents resulting from different safety failures. In a recent and tragic case, a 44-year-old electrician was fatally injured because his employer failed to implement required safety procedures. Although employers are legally obligated to protect the health and safety of employees and guard against known and recognizable workplace hazards,[…]

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New PA Yellow Dot Program

Pennsylvania citizens now have the option to participate in the Yellow Dot program. By placing a yellow dot decal in their vehicles’ rear window, participants notify first responders that they have special medical needs. First responders can then check the vehicles’ glove compartment for vital, emergency contact, medical history and allergy information. The Pennsylvania Department[…]

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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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Our offices are now open. Visits are by appointment only. And, per state, municipal and CDC guidelines, all visitors to our firm must wear masks.

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Thank you and take care.