Social Security disability certainly can offer a significant financial helping hand for those who simply are unable to work due to physical or mental conditions. However, disability benefits don't just replace lost income. They also can give ailing Pennsylvania patients the hope of reclaiming some of their health. This is particularly true for patients suffering from fibromyalgia -- a chronic disorder characterized by fatigue and musculoskeletal discomfort.
A worker at an electroplating facility was injured in an accident at an electroplating production facility on Feb. 21 at around 5:30 a.m., according to reports from the Philadelphia Fire Department. It is reported that roughly 30 gallons of nitric acid leaked out of a 55-gallon drum inside of a warehouse on the 5100 block of the Tacony neighborhood. The employee was taken to the hospital after the incident and listed in stable condition.
A person who has stormed the battlefield on behalf of the United States may feel a sense of pride when looking back on his or her achievements. However, once they return to America, they may sometimes feel neglected, lacking the medical attention and job opportunities they need in Pennsylvania. However, the Social Security Administration is placing more attention on this group by expediting the process they must go through before being able to receive Social Security disability benefits.
Philadelphia workers may be interested in a recent explosion that occurred near Pittsburgh. This explosion at a drilling site injured one, while another worker is reportedly missing from the scene in the aftermath.
During American Heart Month, many Philadelphia residents may focus on learning more about heart health and how heart disease can be prevented. Further, the month of February has special days to recognize those who suffer from cancer and those who donate their organs to needy individuals. This may lead many in Philadelphia to think about Social Security disability benefits.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued 13 citations against a Pennsylvania company for alleged failure to comply with workplace safety regulations. Five citations were reportedly for repeat violations and proposed fines exceed $75,000, after an OSHA inspection last July at the firm's Warminster facility that employs 37 people.
An appeal of a workers' compensation case by a former NFL player has been denied in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The plaintiff played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2004-2005 season. During the first game of the season, he injured his hamstring, and this injury resulted in the need for surgery and rehabilitation. He did not play in another game all season.
SSI, Supplemental Security Income, can be difficult to understand and many beneficiaries may not fully comprehend how it is possible to maximize on all possible benefits. With correct management and information, it is possible for Pennsylvania residents to understand how to properly manage SSI. In fact, it is possible to increase SSI by as much as 32 percent when certain requirements are met.