A college student died in a major truck accident in Pennsylvania that also left an interstate closed for several hours.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires all employers nationwide, including Pennsylvania, to provide safe work environments free of known hazards. However, not all of them comply, and you might be one of the many workers whose employer prioritizes profits over employee safety. If that is the case, returning home safely each night might depend on your ability to avoid safety hazards.
As this blog has reported on previous occasions, distracted driving, especially texting and driving, is an ongoing problem in this state. However, according to at least some recent data, Pennsylvania drivers are actually doing relatively well when it comes to keeping their eyes on the road.
It is common for people to have concerns about their well-being while at work. You may work in the construction industry and understand that you face numerous hazards every day, or you may work in an office and not realize the harm your body could still suffer. Unfortunately, almost all occupations present some type of health and safety risk.