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Pennsylvania Attorney Discusses the Vibration Hazards Linked to Working with Power Tools

Those who work in construction and other industrial sectors throughout Pennsylvania know the toll operating power tools and heavy machinery can take on their bodies. Among the many risks associated with this type of work, vibrations to the body — especially the hands and arms — can lead to a variety of health complications. The hand-arm health...

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The Best Ways to Avoid Accidents in Food Product Manufacturing

The EHS Daily Advisor, which covers environment, health and safety management, reports nearly 20,000 food workers suffered nonfatal workplace injuries in 2016. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks the types of typical food industry injuries as follows: sprains, strains and tears (47 percent) back pain and soreness (20 percent) musculoskeletal system and connective tissue...

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How a New Series of OSHA Inspections May Protect Workers

When employers in Pennsylvania fail to comply with safety standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workers are at risk of getting hurt. That’s why the agency has conducted more than 32,000 inspections annually during 2017 and 2018 – a significant increase from 2016. In 2018 alone, inspections uncovered and corrected...

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An Attorney on the Best Ideas to Avoid Falls on Construction Sites

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently published a fact sheet regarding construction falls. There are, on average, falls in the construction industry that result in 310 deaths and 10,350 serious injuries each year across the United States. Rooftop falls In 2016, there were 124 fatal falls from rooftops. Roughly 81 percent...

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On-The-Job Rotator Cuff Injuries Can Mean the End of your Career

Workers who have jobs requiring repetitive movement sometimes suffer what is known as a rotator cuff injury. Workers in construction, painting and carpentry are at risk, but this type of injury can happen to anyone in a physical job. Unfortunately, people who sustain rotator cuff tears at work sometimes don't take the injury seriously. They...

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Attorneys Discuss Work-Related Hand Injuries

If your job requires physical labor, medical care, or even typing on a computer, you rely on your hands to perform your job functions. This makes your hands vulnerable to injuries, which can either result from repetitive use or devastating accidents. According to Gloves Mag, more than one million workers receive emergency care each year...

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Attorneys Discuss Job-Related Arthritis

The workers' compensation attorneys at O'Malley & Langan Law Offices know that workers can be injured in many ways. There are many jobs that can result in long-term pain and serious, long-term health issues such as carpal tunnel, mesothelioma, and hearing loss. These conditions can last years or even decades.   Some work can even result in the development...

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Roadside construction worker deaths on the rise

Construction accidents in Pennsylvania happen fast, but the consequences can last a lifetime. This is especially true for the workers fixing our roads, who suffer more fatalities than any other construction industry. Between 2011 and 2016, a total of 532 workers nationwide were killed working at roadside construction sites. Going back even further, 1,269 workers...

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What Scranton Workers Should Know About Foot Injuries

When we think about work-related injuries, the feet are not usually what comes to mind. However, foot injuries on the job are more common than many believe.  Occupations that involve long periods of standing, walking, or lifting can put workers at risk of suffering foot injuries, according to EHS Today. What starts out as a foot injury can...

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Scranton

Scranton

201 Franklin Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

p. 570-344-2667

Pittson

Pittston

9 North Main Street

Pittston, PA 18640

p. 570-883-1321

Towanda

Towanda

213 Main Street

Towanda, PA 18848

p. 570-265-5800