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Blaze in station house injures 2 Pennsylvania firefighters

Statistically speaking, being a firefighter isn't considered one of the most hazardous jobs in the country. According to the latest numbers released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics and reported by Forbes, deaths per 100,000 full-time firefighters in 2012 were so few that firefighting didn't even make it into the top 10 most dangerous. It's riskier to be in construction or roofing than to be on the front line of a blaze.

Allsup study gives Pennsylvania 0.8 workplace injury rate

Each year, data is collected by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics involving injuries and illnesses that occur in workplaces across the country. Large groups or businesses such as Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance representation, analyze this data and make conclusions that help prompt legislative change.

Probe begun at Philadelphia accident site where 2 were injured

City and federal officials have been investigating a construction site in Philadelphia where a recent accident led to two individuals being injured. One of the victims was a construction worker at the site. The other was a city firefighter who reportedly suffered a head injury after collapsing while responding to the scene.

Philadelphia worker recovering after tumble from aerial lift

The investigation is reportedly still underway to try to determine how a construction worker at the Philadelphia Navy Yard wound up tumbling from a cherry-picker lift. The 27-year-old man is apparently still hospitalized and the extent of his injuries hasn't been released to the public.

Crash that injured 3 PA firefighters, killed cabbie, probed

There was a time in Pennsylvania history when all fire departments consisted mainly of volunteers. As the major cities grew up, the ranks of urban departments have become fleshed out with paid professionals. Volunteers are still evident in many departments, and they are particularly prevalent in rural areas.

Pennsylvania opioid abuse rated high by workers' comp group

It is a fact of medicine that a large measure of the work involved deals with managing pain. Despite increasing emphasis on preventive care and regulations governing workplace safety, workers injured on the job in Pennsylvania often find themselves prescribed powerful pain killers. That practice is now coming in for increased scrutiny because of what is viewed in many quarters as an epidemic of opioid drug abuse.

Break bad habits before they cause workplace injuries

Workplace injuries can happen in a lot of ways. There are so many different things that can create hazards that result in injury-causing accidents. Not all are as major as those that might be experienced in an industrial setting. Most are more serious than a simple paper cut, though. When injuries do occur, they should not be ignored. And ensuring that you obtain the full depth of coverage possible, it may help to work with an attorney.

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