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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Discuss New Technology to Reduce Hand and Wrist Injuries - Despite the advances in automation and computer technology made in the past few decades, many manufacturing plants in the United States and abroad still rely on human labor to build and package their products. This type of work can be repetitive and physically demanding. Workers in these positions are prone to repetitive stress injuries, injuries [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Discuss New Technology to Reduce Hand and Wrist Injuries appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Prevent Falls in the Workplace - Slippery and uneven floors, broken equipment, and uneven platforms can increase the risk of a slip or trip and fall, potentially causing workers to suffer severe injuries. Falls are one of the most common types of workplace accidents that result in missed work days. They are also one of the most preventable. To reduce [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Prevent Falls in the Workplace appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Preventing Foot Injuries in the Workplace - Injuries in the workplace can be a serious matter regardless of the type of injury sustained. Even relatively minor injuries to the feet can result in lost time at work, lost productivity and costly medical bills. Avoiding foot injuries before they occur is the best course of action. Fortunately, most work injuries are relatively easy to [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Preventing Foot Injuries in the Workplace appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Five Most Dangerous Tools - Tools of all shapes, sizes, and functions can be dangerous. More than 400,000 trips to emergency rooms across America show this. Power tools are understandably more hazardous, but any tool can deliver traumatic injuries under certain circumstances. Whether working with heavy equipment and machinery, or basic hand tools, it is critical that every worker be [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Five Most Dangerous Tools appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Underscore the Importance of Eye Protection - Many people feel that vision is their most important sense. Without vision, your life would be dramatically different – you would never see your loved ones’ faces again, you could never view visual art again, and you could not continue to perform your job in the same capacity that you performed it with vision. Take [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Underscore the Importance of Eye Protection appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Some Pennsylvania Employers Defaulting on Workers’ Compensation Premiums - Nearly 100 years ago, Pennsylvania passed the Workers’ Compensation Act to provide payment to workers who are injured on the job. The Act ensures that injured workers receive compensation for their medical expenses and lost wages. It also provides death benefits to families of a worker who suffers a fatal accident on the job. The [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Some Pennsylvania Employers Defaulting on Workers’ Compensation Premiums appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Minorities Most Likely to Work in Dangerous Jobs - A recent study conducted by USC and Boston University found a concerning pattern of higher safety risks for African-American and Latino workers. Published in the February edition of Health Affairs journal, the study concluded that African-Americans and Latino immigrants were the highest populations employed in dangerous professions. They are also more likely to be injured [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Minorities Most Likely to Work in Dangerous Jobs appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Dangers of Shift Work - Every occupation comes with its inherent risks. People who work in kitchens face a heightened risk of being burned or cut; individuals who work in construction can be injured by the equipment they use; and office workers can suffer from health conditions like eye strain and carpal tunnel syndrome. How an individual works can also play [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Dangers of Shift Work appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Law - With the costs of Workers’ Compensation increasing nationwide, many states including Pennsylvania are implementing stricter laws to combat fraud. Fraud occurs throughout the system and increases insurance costs both to the employers and employees. It may be committed by employees, employers, or carriers but the law applies the same. Charges of fraud are prosecuted under [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Law appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Dangers of Silica Exposure - Most people are aware of the negative health effects associated with exposure to asbestos and lead in the workplace. Although these substances are extremely toxic, they are far from being the only materials that can cause workers to become ill. Individuals who come in contact with respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces are at risk [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Dangers of Silica Exposure appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.
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