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2 Employees Injured In Fire And Explosion After Propane Leak

2 employees injured in fire and explosion after propane leak Building safety is always vital to ensure protection for individuals who may enter the premises. However, especially in older buildings, potentially hazardous conditions may exist that do not become apparent until a fire and explosion actually occurs. Arguably, the best way for building owners in Pittsburgh to avoid an accident…
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Pennsylvania Man Injured After Falling Into Manhole While Working

Pennsylvania man injured after falling into manhole while working Dangerous conditions can be present anywhere, including in a residential, commercial or work environment. Such may have been the case when a worker experienced a slip-and-fall accident recently on the job here in Pennsylvania, falling into a 14-foot manhole.  The man was reportedly working on an underground sewer line when the…
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Fire Caused By Explosion Leaves Three Dead In Indiana County

Fire caused by explosion leaves three dead in Indiana County A fire believed to be caused by an explosion in Indiana County took the lives of a nine-year-old girl and her mom and dad early Sunday morning. The accident happened west of Indiana proper in White Township. The family’s two dogs were also killed in the fire. The family was…
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Worker Injured In Accidental Explosion At Chemical Plant

Worker injured in accidental explosion at chemical plant It is important for companies, particularly those that store and use hazardous materials, to have adequate safety measures in place. It is perhaps equally important for property owners and employers to have accident contingency plans and to understand and rehearse such plans so that all employees and others on their premises understand…
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Truck Accidents Involving Sleepy Drivers

Truck accidents involving sleepy drivers Commercial truck drivers are an integral part of our struggling economy. With the great boom of domestic oil and gas drilling that has changed Pennsylvania over the past few years, for better or worse, it is the truck driver who keep everything literally and figuratively moving. However, with the heavy burden of making pick-ups and…
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Window Cords Are An Unlikely Danger

Window cords are an unlikely danger Defective products in the home can be a deadly combination. Recalls on vehicles and machinery often take precedence over household products due to the nature of laws; however, there are defective products in homes all over the country where mothers and fathers who aren’t aware of the potential problems just a few feet away…
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More Than 50 Homes Damaged In Suspected Gas Explosion

More than 50 homes damaged in suspected gas explosion A woman did not smell anything as she was brushing her teeth. She heard a pop, and saw a fire outside her bedroom window. She called 911, and began walking across the street when the explosion that completely destroyed a home, and damaged another 50 homes within a quarter mile occurred….
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Fatal Truck Accidents Substantially Linked To Fracking

Fatal truck accidents substantially linked to fracking With the resounding boom that natural oil and gas drilling has had throughout the state, pro- and anti-fracking activists have been at extreme odds with one another about whether or not the positives outweigh the negatives. While that debate wears on, one things that neither side is likely considering is the number of…
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Flux Of Window Fall Accidents Spark Safety Device Debates

Flux of window fall accidents spark safety device debates Recent statistics gathered by the National Safe Kids Campaign show that an average of 4700 children in the United States are treated after a fall out of a window on an annual basis. Of those 4700 children who fall, between 12 and 20 die each year because of these falls and…
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Natural Gas Suspected Cause Of Explosion

Natural gas suspected cause of explosion A powerful explosion ripped through three buildings recently in another state. The blast left wreckage strewn in every direction and local residents wondering what kind of mistake or error could have caused such misfortune. The turmoil began shortly before 4:00 a.m., when nearby residents were awoken by the sounds of a violent explosion. Residents…
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