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  • Preventing Workplace Hand Injuries

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), every year approximately 1 million workers require emergency medical care for hand injuries that they sustain on the job. In fact, in the United States hand injuries are the second-leading cause of workplace injury. For many workers a hand injury can result in physical and financial consequences,[…]

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    Nail Gun Injuries

    Nail guns are among the most frequently used tools at commercial and residential construction sites due to their ability to increase worker productivity. Despite their ease of use, nail guns present unique safety risks for construction workers. Each year, over 37,000 nail gun accidents result in hospital emergency room visits for injuries ranging from lost[…]

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    Machine Entanglement Injuries

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 2.9 million people are injured in workplace accidents each year. Moreover, work-related injuries result in 5,000 fatalities annually. Those who routinely use machinery face numerous risks, especially if the machinery is defective. Workers have experienced devastating and sometimes fatal injuries. While there are many ways a machine-related[…]

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    High Risk of Hand and Arm Injuries in Workplaces

    Workers can suffer a range of debilitating hand and arm injuries while they are at work. This type of injuries is often caused by repetitive motion, trauma or contact with dangerous materials or machinery. Although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to decrease hand and arm injuries, statistics show that thousands of amputations,[…]

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    Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers Discuss Inadequate Machine Guarding Leading Cause of Workplace Amputations

    While OSHA participated in Arkansas’s Second Annual Amputation Prevention Stand Down training seminar, training alone is not the most effective method for preventing work-related accidents.  Educating workers on equipment that is potentially unsafe is important; however, the most effective method to eliminate machine hazards is for equipment designers and manufacturers to provide the proper engineering[…]

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    A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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