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How can Ladder Safety be Improved?

Every day across the United States, thousands of people use ladders. Whether for their profession or as a homeowner, ladders can help get the job done. As handy as they are, they can also be dangerous. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) collects data about ladder safety. Their recent findings show: Falls[…] Read More

Amazon’s High Rate of Warehouse Worker Injuries

Amazon’s massive growth has also created thousands of jobs in it’s warehouses in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. Nationwide, the retail delivery giant added 500,000 workers in 2020 and sales soared to $386.1 billion. As of last year, Amazon employed 25,000 full- and part-time jobs in Pennsylvania; 49,000 in New Jersey; and 4,500 in Delaware,[…] Read More

Bethany Beach Industrial Accident Kills Two Workers

Two workers were killed in a construction site accident while attempting to install antennas onto a water tower near Bethany Beach on November 2, 2020. The two men have been identified as 23-year-old Jovan Maldonado and 22-year-old Bryan Maldonado Andino. They were pronounced dead at the scene. The workers were in a Z135 Man Lift[…] Read More

Ladder Safety in the Workplace

Ladders are common in many workplaces, such as warehouse stores and construction sites. However, they pose safety hazards and can lead to serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claims that ladders are involved in approximately 20 percent of all workplace injuries. If a worker becomes injured[…] Read More

Anti-Bullying Policies are Lead Indicators for Workplace Safety

Bullying in the workplace is unfortunately a common occurrence. However, many organizations do not have anti-bullying policies, while others have policies but do not communicate or enforce them. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, 60 million employees are affected by bullying in the workplace. If you or someone you know has been a victim of[…] Read More

Automated Speed Enforcement Implemented in Pennsylvania Work Zones

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike recently announced a new program aimed at reducing the number of accidents in road construction zones. They will be stationing vehicles at specific sites to monitor passing motorists and issuing warnings and fines to drivers who exceed the speed limit by more than 11 miles per[…] Read More