Tips for Creating a Safe Work Environment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is updating its injury data collection to improve workplace safety in Pennsylvania and around the country and make the public more aware of work-related accidents and injuries. While this may help to improve the work environment, employers and their employees can also take steps to prevent them. Besides […]

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Summer Driving Risks with Teens Increase

As the school term ends for the summer, Pennsylvania families may be focused on planning vacations and other activities as they take advantage of the break. With free time on their hands, teenagers often focus on social activities, as well as summer employment. However, it is also important to revisit basic driving safety concepts as […]

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Improving Economy Linked to Likelihood of Automobile Accidents

Many Pennsylvania drivers are well aware of the emotional and financial impacts inherent in automobile accidents. Costs associated with medical attention and car repair are compounded by the time and income lost from work. Unfortunately, when the economy is good, there is a higher number of vehicle accidents on U.S. roads. According to the National […]

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GAO Says Meat, Poultry Plant Accidents Underreported

Pennsylvania meat and poultry workers, along with their counterparts throughout the country, may be facing injuries at a much higher rate than is being reported — despite the fact that, overall, slaughterhouses are safer workplaces than in the past. According to the Government Accountability Office, 151 workers in the industry died between 2004 and 2013 […]

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