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What is the Uninsured Employer Guaranty Fund?

Workers' compensation insurance provides protection to employers and employees. It is a great benefit that enables you to get benefits if you suffer an injury on the job in Pennsylvania. While the law requires most employers to carry this insurance, you may end up in...

Reporting a work injury

Many Pennsylvania residents depend on their paycheck to support their family's basic needs. When you find yourself unable to work due to an illness or injury, you may feel strapped for cash and unable to pay bills. When something happens at work to cause the medical...

Being informed can help people stay calm during a car accident

Whether people are paying attention and experience the momentary panic of knowing they are unable to avoid a collision or if they were hit unexpectedly by a vehicle that appears to have struck out of nowhere, both situations can be terrifying. While many drivers in...

Ergonomic tracking could reduce work injuries

Repetitive stress injuries are quite common across many industries. You may associate them with office jobs, but any job where you perform repetitive motions puts you at risk. In an effort to reduce workers' compensation claims for these injuries, many Pennsylvania...

Tips for surviving the winter on Pennsylvania roads

Drivers across Pennsylvania have already started to see the signs of oncoming winter. Whether you have already experienced slow flurries, patches of ice on the roads or heavy fog, you probably know that fall and winter driving is more dangerous than driving in milder...

Pedestrian fatalities increase in Pennsylvania, U.S.

Anyone in Pennsylvania who has shopped for a new car in the last several years knows the auto manufacturers are introducing a growing number of new features designed to increase safety and reduce accidents. From backup cameras to automatic braking and more, consumers...

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a type of repetitive stress injury that can cause significant pain and disability without proper intervention. While there is no one identifiable cause, this condition is often linked to specific professions and workplaces. Repeated similar...

Combatting compassion fatigue

You likely decided to become a health care professional because you wanted to help others in need. Your motivation is noble, but the work you do to help others can take a toll on your health. You may experience physical symptoms, such as exhaustion, and emotional...

The most common accidents in warehouses

Working in a Pennsylvania warehouse can leave an employee at risk for a variety of accidents. These accidents can cause serious injuries and even death in an employee. Taking a few steps can help prevent these most common accidents. MSDS Online lists the top four...

Can you lose a limb due to a crush injury?

When residents in Pennsylvania get into a severe car crash, you may be faced with injuries you don't expect. For example, crush injuries can lead to severe other effects. A severe crush injury may even lead to an amputation being necessary. According to Medline Plus,...