Manufacturing requires operating large pieces of complicated equipment and heavy machinery, which exposes workers to risks of accidents if proper precautions are not taken. Manufacturing accidents can cause serious injuries and workers can also experience chemical exposure if the manufacturing plant contains hazardous materials.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, high rates of injury exist within the manufacturing industries that produce travel trailers and campers, mobile homes, prefab wood building, and truck trailers. Of course, accidents can occur at any kind of manufacturing facility. The following are common causes of manufacturing accidents and some of the typical injuries suffered by workers.
Many manufacturing accidents are preventable and employers have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment for their workers. This includes:
If you have been injured on the job in a manufacturing accident you may be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits. A successful claim can provide you with compensation for:
All Pennsylvania employers are required to have Workers’ Compensation insurance. If you have been injured on the job the Philadelphia Work Accident lawyers of Gross & Kenny, LLP, will make sure you receive the maximum compensation allowable for your case. Call us today at 267-589-0090 to schedule a free and confidential consultation in our Center City offices. You can also use our online contact form.
At Gross & Kenny, LLP we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.
The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.
Currently, our law firm is remaining open to serve your legal needs. If you were working light duty or modified duty as a result of a work injury in Pennsylvania and were recently laid off or terminated from your job due to the Coronavirus you may be entitled to weekly workers' compensation checks for lost wages moving forward. Contact us to find out . We are open and ready to assist.
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