If you are a paramedic in Pennsylvania, you may have to face numerous hazards during every shift you work. A significant part of the stress related to your job will stem from the unpredictability. You will never know where the next emergency call will take you. What will be the circumstances and the surroundings? Will there be threats to your health and your safety, and will you have to make life-and-death decisions?
The evening news often includes sad reports of a pedestrian, a child or an entire Pennsylvania family losing their lives or suffering catastrophic injuries in car accidents in which law enforcement expect the cause to be impairment of another driver. Are you or a loved one a victim of such an incident? These tragedies are often the results of drivers who think they are sober enough to drive after hours of intoxicating fun.
There are many dangerous occupations in the United States. Everyone knows that construction, firefighting and similar jobs can be dangerous. But one occupation that gets a little less press for its dangers is installation and maintenance work on industrial machines and heating and cooling systems.