Workplace Hazards & Accidents: Fear of Employer Retaliation in Pennsylvania
Imagine the following scenario: a worker at a construction site in Philadelphia sees that workers are not using fall protection gear when working on the third floor roof, a violation of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards. He tells his supervisor who does nothing. The worker is concerned that someone will fall and files […]
Dangerous Conditions at Construction Sites
Serious and often fatal injuries occur on a daily basis. In fact, approximately two construction-related deaths occur each day in the United States and account for one in every five work-related fatalities. Despite work safety regulations and policies enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction sites remain hazardous places to work.