Insurance companies dropping coverage for some firefighters
November 28, 2012
A Pennsylvania law is having severe consequences for firefighters who develop cancer. Several reports have shown that some insurance companies are dropping workers' compensation coverage for volunteer firefighters due to...
OSHA guidelines to keep retail workers safe during Black Friday
November 20, 2012
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, that means Black Friday shopping is also near. Black Friday shopping deals bring massive amounts of shoppers to retail stores. While Black Friday...
Industrial chemical used by workers linked to Parkinson’s
November 13, 2012
Parkinson's disease may be more common among industrial workers in Pennsylvania and the U.S., according to a recent study. Researchers reported that workers exposed to industrial solvents have an increased...
Hurricane Sandy emergency workers still at risk after the storm
November 6, 2012
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has left many in Pennsylvania and throughout the East Coast in disarray, without power or a place to live. The hurricane also impacted thousands of...
Dangerous Chemicals in the Workplace
Nearly every occupation carries some degree of risk for the worker. Construction workers face dangers at jobsites, as so many different types of workers are present and it is difficult...