Workplace Injuries

What are compartment injuries?

If you suffer a severe injury at work, it can completely uproot your career. Compartment syndrome is one of the severe injuries that may occur on construction sites, warehouses, and other labor-intensive industries. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine,...

What is a degloving injury?

If you work in manufacturing or a similar industrial occupation, you may be at risk for a degloving injury. According to Healthline, degloving occurs when something rips the top layers of skin and tissue away from the bones, muscles or connective tissue underneath....

Machine shop hazards and statistics

Pennsylvania is one of the nation's leaders in the manufacturing industry, and machine shops play an important role. However, statistics show that these are dangerous places to work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2019, just over 3 injury...

Are non-fatal workplace injuries declining?

With increased awareness of worker safety and technological advancements, some fields are safer in 2020 when compared to previous years. However, there are still many hazards in the workplace and a lot of employees sustain non-fatal injuries. Although many are lucky...