November 2012

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Farm workers face fatal safety risks when working in silos

November 1, 2012


Despite serious workplace injuries and fatalities declining, safety hazards remain for farm workers in the U.S. Overall, accidents and fatalities have declined on farms but fatal accidents involving grain bins...

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