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Shin Splints

People who work on their feet all day are vulnerable to developing certain conditions, and shin splints are a prime example. The pain from shin splints may range from mild to severe, and if a worker tries to push on through their discomfort, they may end up causing long-term issues, as their injured shin is » Read More


How to Identify Mold

Under the right conditions, mold can develop anywhere – no matter the climate or type of building. It is important to know how to identify mold, because certain varieties can be extremely hazardous to your health, and mold can be more easily eradicated when it is recognized and dealt with quickly. Dampness is one of » Read More


Preventing Strains and Sprains in the Workplace

Work can be stressful for many reasons. From differences of opinions to political antics with coworkers, it is not always easy. Another thing that also makes work stressful is injuries. While you may not think that injury could happen to you, it is important to be wary. Strains and sprains are actually the leading injury » Read More


Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxed?

A workplace injury is a stressful and disruptive life event. Accidents and illnesses while working happen every day, in all segments of the economy and across all occupations. Due to federal and state Workers’ Compensation laws, most injured workers can receive compensation to cover the costs of their medical treatments and lost wages while unable » Read More


Workers’ Compensation and Retirement

An important element of Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation system is paying medical bills for workers who have been injured but are not able to return to the work they were doing before. Many older workers in this situation consider retiring. Here are some questions injured workers should consider about retirement: Should I Retire? What Happens Then? » Read More

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