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Workplace injuries in the millions each year in U.S.

Although the rate of work-related illness and injury in the U.S. has dropped by more than half in the last two decades, thanks to improvements in safety standards and health regulations, American workers still suffer more than 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses each year, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data just released for 2013. About 4,400 of those events were fatal with 178 work-related deaths occurring in Pennsylvania.

Workplace nail gun risks and safety concerns

Construction professionals are often exposed to significant risks in the work environment, and those in Pennsylvania should be aware of important safety protocol and risks related to their jobs. However, even experienced construction personnel can have problems related to faulty materials or equipment. Some nail gun injuries occur because of incorrect use of tools, but others can occur due to errors by co-workers or problems with materials.

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