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Drug Dangers
Drugdangers.com
Drug Dangers is committed to providing a wide range of information about various medications and medical devices. Learn more here.

Mesothelioma Center.
Asbestos.com is a website and advocacy group that helps the victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones. We connect our visitors with the resources they need to understand and fight asbestos-related disease, all at no cost. We research the latest data about asbestos and asbestos-related diseases to ensure an accurate, up-to-date site, and we maintain relationships with doctors and cancer centers to promote patient access to cutting-edge treatment.

Our free services include: providing literature on asbestos and related diseases; providing access to our on-staff nurse; matching patients up with qualified doctors in their area; managing a support group for asbestos victims and their families; helping veterans receive VA benefits for asbestos diseases; educating the public about Social Security disability and legal options; and much more.

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation.
The rules for Pennsylvania Unemployment have changed dramatically. The impact on people in the construction industry and other cyclical industries can be devastating. If you are unsure of the new requirements the following link lays out the requisites. Pennsylvania Unemployment Eligibility.

Workers Compensation.
Injury on the job can present financial difficulties that could affect you and your family with far-reaching consequences. This is why Workers Compensation is in place to protect YOU, the worker. The following link is a very useful FAQ’s list. Workers Compensation FAQ’s.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
Danger in the workplace can be commonplace in certain industries such as construction, manufacturing, Refining, etc. That does not mean that the workplace has to be dangerous. Quite the contrary. OSHA was enacted in 1971 to specifically protect YOU, the worker from workplace dangers and employers who place profit above YOUR well-being. OSHA places your safety as a top priority. If you feel the need to reach out, please remember that your phone call is always confidential.
OSHA Pennsylvania Locations & Phone Numbers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.