Chemical Exposures & The Cancers They Cause

Chemical exposure in the workplace poses a significant risk to all workers and can cause everything from skin problems to respiratory illnesses. As of 2014, roughly 8.8% of all work-related fatalities were attributed to exposure to toxic chemicals. One of the most serious risks is the potential for the development of cancer which can take […]

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The Alarming New Trend of Truck Safety Regulation Reversals

A recent trend of trucking regulations reversals has raised caused alarm among safety advocates. The rollbacks, which began at the first part of the year, successfully blocked safety regulations passed by the previous administration. The rules would have increased regulations for truckers’ breaks to help reduce fatigued driving. These rules were in addition to current […]

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Is a Hospital Liable for Staph Infections in Patients? [infographic]

A hospital may be held liable for staph infections in patients if there are implications of negligence and medical malpractice. Since hospital staph infections are contracted by patients in numerous ways, negligence or incompetence on the part of the hospital must be proven. (Article continues below infographic) Hospital Staph Infections Staph, short for Staphylococcus, is […]

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Study Finds Obese Drivers are at Greater Risk of Death in Car Accidents

A new study found that obese drivers (people with body mass indexes above 30) are 78 percent more likely to die in a car collision than normal-weight drivers. These findings show an increase in fatalities among heavier victims despite the substantial increase in safety technology for commercial and personal vehicles. Results of the study indicate […]

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