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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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Training Truck Drivers with Virtual Reality to Prevent Injuries

In 2016, fatalities among truck drivers accounted for 40 percent of all work-related fatalities in the US. All too often, inadequate training is responsible for these fatalities. Because of this, the industry is looking for new, innovative ways to improve training and mitigate these risks. Better training makes all the difference   The United Parcel...

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Fatigue Endangers Pennsylvania Workers

The National Safety Council defines fatigue as “physical, mental or social impairment that includes tiredness, sleepiness, reduced energy and increased effort needed to perform tasks at a desired level.” Fatigue is a danger across American industries, made worse by the fact that nearly four out of every ten workers suffers sleep loss. Who is at...

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The Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

USA Today recently released an article that examined the top 25 most dangerous jobs in America. They based their conclusions on the number of workplace accidents and fatalities in each industry reported in 2016. According to the results, the top three industries that have the highest rate of fatal on-site work accidents are logging, fishing,...

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Preventing Near Misses in the Workplace

When companies implement new safety policies and fix issues, it is often the result of some incident that has occurred. New policies are often a reaction to damage that has already been done. However, a proactive approach to workplace safety can prevent these costly incidents from happening in the first place. Preventable accidents are often...

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Scranton

201 Franklin Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

p. 570-344-2667

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Pittston

9 North Main Street

Pittston, PA 18640

p. 570-883-1321

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Towanda

213 Main Street

Towanda, PA 18848

p. 570-265-5800