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  • Category: Workplace Accidents

    April 28th is Workers’ Memorial Day

    Workers’ Memorial Day is observed by individuals and organizations across the globe. Every year, April 28th is a day of remembrance and action in honor of workers who have been killed, disabled, injured, or made ill by their work. For locals, PhilaPOSH (the Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health) will be hosting its[…]

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    Pennsylvania Workers Sustain Highest Fatality Rate in Almost a Decade

    According to the most recent numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more Pennsylvania workers died from occupational injuries in 2022 than in the previous nine years. In addition, 126,400 others sustained significant work-related injuries during that same period. The numbers paint a story of the numerous risks that workers face and show how[…]

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    Did You Suffer Injuries After a Scaffolding Accident or Fall at Work?

    Scaffolding accidents can result in some of the most tragic and debilitating injuries. Workers injured while performing their duties can seek Workers’ Compensation benefits from their employer. These benefits cover medical bills and a portion of lost wages. In many cases, Workers’ Compensation does not cover the full extent of an employee’s injury and damages.[…]

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    Pennsylvania Court Rules CBD Oil Covered Under Workers’ Compensation Act

    A Pennsylvania appeals court decided cannabidiol (CBD) oil meets the requirements as a supply item for employer reimbursement under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The case involved an injured workers’ compensation attorney whose doctor prescribed him CBD oil after he sustained a significant work-related back injury. The Court’s ruling last month reversed the Workers’ Compensation appeal[…]

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    Tips to Avoid OSHA‘s “Fatal Four”

    Every day, construction workers face an array of job-related hazards. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the “Fatal Four” are the deadliest. The top four causes of fatalities in the construction industry are falls, struck-by, caught-in/between and electrocutions. To mitigate known dangers associated with OSHA’s “Fatal Four”, employers need to take certain[…]

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