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Are Smart Watches Putting Kids’ Safety at Risk?

Are Smart Watches Putting Kids’ Safety at Risk?

Smartwatches with internet-enabled GPS tracking devices can put children at risk due to security flaws, unreliable emergency features, and poor […]

A Surprising Number of Hazards May Be Present in Your Office

A Surprising Number of Hazards May Be Present in Your Office

Office workers are exposed to a number of workplace hazards like slip and fall accidents, ergonomic hazards, electrical fires, poor […]

Most Dangerous Places to Drive in Chicago [infographic]

Most Dangerous Places to Drive in Chicago [infographic]

Chicago areas with high levels of economic hardship have more than three times the number of fatalities from car crashes […]

Uncovering the Truth: Accident Reconstruction

Uncovering the Truth: Accident Reconstruction

Accident reconstruction is commonly performed using advanced technology, collision simulation software, and physical evidence to determine what caused a motor […]

Roadside Workers at Risk

Roadside Workers at Risk

U.S. roadside workers are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at high risk of serious injury and death. […]

The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure

The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure

Lead exposure has toxic effects on many parts of the body and contributes to serious health problems. Prolonged exposure often […]

Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]

Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]

Over the last two decades, fatally injured drivers who tested positive for opioids rose by 700 percent. Fatal accidents caused […]

Why Finding Your Physician’s Disciplinary History Is So Hard

Why Finding Your Physician’s Disciplinary History Is So Hard

Physicians are not required to inform their patients that they are on probation for unethical conduct or medical errors that […]

Flight Attendants Face a New Safety Threat: Angry Passengers

Flight Attendants Face a New Safety Threat: Angry Passengers

The increasing number of in-flight injuries caused by angry passengers is a growing concern. Over the past year, flight attendants […]

Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental […]

Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

According to the USPS, postal workers suffer more than 5,000 injuries from dog bites and attacks every year. Studies show […]