Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Discuss Occupational Safety and the Holidays

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. are prepared to help workers who have been injured on the job during the holiday season. Unfortunately, the holiday season may pose a risk to the health and safety of workers in a variety of career fields.

Online PR News – 12-December-2011 – – The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. are prepared to help workers who have been injured on the job during the holiday season. Unfortunately, the holiday season may pose a risk to the health and safety of workers in a variety of career fields. Harsh weather conditions and increased business activity are just some of the factors which may increase the risk of occupational injury for some employees.

The retail industry typically experiences a significant increase in activity over the holiday season as consumers look to purchase gifts for friends and relatives and stores offer considerable discounts on popular products. This can place an added burden on retail employees and increase the likelihood that a workplace injury will occur. Examples of the types of injury which may be more likely to occur include slip and fall accidents in parking lots slick with ice, back injuries caused by the extra lifting required to keep shelves stocked during the busiest periods, and falls which may occur while hanging seasonal decorations.

Package delivery employees see a similar increase in activity during the holiday season. To deal with the overwhelming volume of shipped goods, companies typically hire several thousand new employees during this period. These employees may be less experienced and, hence, more likely to be involved in an accident resulting in injury. Furthermore, poor weather conditions may increase the likelihood of a slip and fall or automobile accident.

These are just some of the career fields which may be placed at an increased risk of occupational injury during the holiday season. For those who do experience an occupational injury during the holidays, it may be necessary to apply for workers’ compensation benefits to cover medical costs and lost wages. The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. are prepared to provide their services to all Pennsylvania workers pursuing compensation for their workplace injuries.

About Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C.

Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. is a workers’ compensation law firm based in Pennsylvania which provides assistance to workers injured on the job in Pennsylvania and the surrounding area, with offices in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York. For more information, visit the website at www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationattorney.com.

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Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C.
555 City Line Avenue
Suite 500
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
ph: 610-667-7511

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Lowenthal & Abrams
Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C.
555 City Line Avenue Suite 500
Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania, 19004

610-667-7511

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