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Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy at Work to Avoid an Accident in Pennsylvania


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1/8/2012
Daniel J. O'Brien
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Factory workers often work long hours at strange periods of the day like late at night or early morning. Combining this type of work environment with hazardous machinery and/or repetitive tasks can create an unsafe environment that might cause an injury. 

If you were injured on the job a liability attorney in Philadelphia could help you recover compensation for your damages. To prevent an accident in Pennsylvania in the first place, there are some things you can do for yourself to make sure you’re a safe and healthy employee. 

Health and Safety Tips for Factory Workers

Vary your shifts if possible. Try not to work several night shifts in a row. This can cause sleep deprivation. If you must work night shifts try to have days off in-between where you can rest and recover.

Maintain a healthy diet at work. Eat foods that will give you energy and won’t leave you feeling sleepy and sluggish. Limit caffeine intake to avoid the inevitable energy “crash” that will occur in a couple hours.

Take regular breaks. Your employer is legally obligated to let you take breaks throughout the day.  Take advantage of this time to stretch, go outside, or sit down if you’ve been standing.

By following some of these easy tips you can help avoid a dangerous situation or accident in Pennsylvania. If you’ve been hurt at work because your employer failed to provide a safe workplace, you could be eligible to file a claim against them with the assistance of a liability attorney in Philadelphia.

Help After a Factory Accident in Pennsylvania

If you have been severely injured in a Philadelphia factory accident, you shouldn’t have to suffer and pay for expensive medical bills that were caused by another person’s negligence. Contact a Philadelphia injury lawyer at White & Williams LLP today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case – 877-944-8396.


Category: Construction and Industrial Accidents


1 Comments to "Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy at Work to Avoid an Accident in Pennsylvania"

I think safety tips in the workplace can only be effective if, it becomes part of the work culture.
Posted by Training DVDs on January 27, 2012 at 06:04 AM

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