Pittsburgh, and all of Western Pennsylvania, see an average of 28 inches of snow annually. In order for schools, businesses and services top be able to open for the community this snow has to be shoveled. One of the most common types of work related injuries in Pennsylvania is injuries due to shoveling snow. If your job requires you to shovel snow (or sand, dirt, gravel, dig trenches, etc.) you may be able to obtain benefits and financial compensation if you get hurt while shoveling snow. Please contact our Pittsburgh workers’ comp lawyers handling snow shoveling injury claims.
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Injuries Suffered While Shoveling Snow
Shoveling snow, or digging of any type, is a very physically demanding job. Common injuries can be back strains, neck strains, herniated discs, shoulder injuries, heart attacks, injuries due to over exertion