Workplace Accident Attorney Philadelphia

It is important to know that any injury you experience at work could be compensated under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act. The injuries may range from overexertion to amputation to psychological or emotional injuries. In worst scenarios, work-related accidents can even result in death, leading families to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of their…

The restaurant industry includes many different types of services, such as fast food services and fine dining. Yet, everyone working in a commercial kitchen is at risk due to the many dangerous workplace conditions present. Commercial kitchens have the potential to cause serious work-related injuries and even death to workers. Occupational health and safety officials…

Individuals who work alone are more prone to certain hazards and risks compared to those who are part of a group or team. They are more vulnerable to workplace violence and workplace accidents because there is no one to assist them. These risks are especially concerning for solo workers pulling long, late-night shifts. However, there…

Formaldehyde continues to be a frequently needed chemical in many workplaces, plants, and manufacturers around Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation. In fact, formaldehyde has many uses for modern consumers and commercial enterprises. At the same time, formaldehyde should be considered potentially dangerous to workers consistently around the substance. In fact, the Occupational Safety…

Factors such as job stability, steady hours, career path, and the degree of control over a job schedule affect worker health and workplace injury risk, according to a study conducted by the University of Washington. The study’s authors noted that there is mounting evidence that the way in which work is organized and how people…

In the year 2019, research was conducted to determine if employer inspections reached safety standards in the workplace. The safety inspections consisted of workplace safety compliance assistance programs that sustained the current safety standards. In response, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its agenda for 2020. Workplace Violence Panel In January, OSHA will…

When a worker is injured or has a fatal workplace accident, state and federal authorities look at multiple criteria to determine the cause of the incident and whether the employer is responsible for any of the circumstances that led to it. A recent incident involving a Pennsylvania-based company is an example of the type of…

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