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Are work injuries more common in the summer?

Whether you are employed in the restaurant industry, work in an office space or carry out your job responsibilities on construction sites, there are all sorts of different risks that you may need to keep in mind while working in Allegheny, and across all parts of Pennsylvania. For example, you may have to watch out for extreme temperatures in the summer and winter, slippery surfaces, and many other hazards. Moreover, it is important to be aware of other factors that could contribute to an injury, such as certain times when workplace injuries are more prevalent.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more workers are injured in the summertime in comparison to other seasons. Furthermore, there is a noticeable decline in the number of work injury reports towards the end of the year. Workplace accidents can be very dangerous and happen at all times of year, but there may be various reasons why more workers sustain injuries in the summertime. For one, some jobs are season and more people may be working in the summer, in certain areas. Moreover, severe heat and other risks can also increase the chances of workers becoming hurt or falling ill while on the job.

If you have been injured while performing your job duties, you should go over your options. Depending on the details surrounding your incident, you could be eligible to receive workers' comp, which offers a number of benefits. For example, you could receive compensation that helps you, job training and be able to access even more benefits.

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