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Technology can improve workplace safety

Throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation, technology has changed the way workplace safety is approached. This concept of safety has expanded to include a focus on stopping violence in the workplace in addition to traditional concerns about preventing injuries and illnesses on the job. For example, metal detectors have improved to the point… Read More


Workers compensation is for seasonal workers too

Later this week, retail stores will be bursting at the seams as Christmas shoppers frantically search for the best deals. With the rush of activity, retail stores typically hire part-time workers to help out for the next few months. As a seasonal worker, it is important to realize that if you are hurt on the… Read More


Shifting focus of job safety

Workplace safety has remained a top priority for employers in Pennsylvania and across the country. There is also evidence of a recent shift in focus by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health concerning how employers keep workers safe and prevent on-the-job injuries and illnesses. In the past, most workplace safety issues have been… Read More


Workplace safety and OSHA reporting requirements

Employees in Pennsylvania and throughout the country are increasingly safer in the workplace, but experts say there is still a long way to go. In 2015, the lowest rate of nonfatal work-related accidents and illnesses since 2002 were reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Twelve out of the past 13 years have seen… Read More