The Season for Slips, Trips, and Falls at Shopping Malls Is Here

Crowded shopping malls, icy parking lots, and busy seasonal sales create a high risk for slip, trip, and fall accidents during winter. Shopping Mall Slip and Falls Every year, post-holiday sales send thousands of people to shopping malls for great bargains, but what they often come home with are serious injuries from sudden slip and […]

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Who Is Liable When a Company Carpool Accident Happens?

If a company offers incentives to employees who provide rideshare services, the employer can be held liable for car accidents and/or negligent actions by the carpool driver. Is Company Carpooling Worth the Risks? Ridesharing has become an economical way for employees to get to work. As a result, many companies are offering company carpool incentive […]

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Tire-Related Crashes: The Truth Comes Out

To help drivers stay safe on the road, NHTSA has developed a resource called TireWise that educates drivers on the importance of tire safety. Driving on tires that are well-maintained and regularly inspected can prevent many motor vehicle accidents that result in serious injuries and death. In 2017, there were 738 traffic fatalities in the […]

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Injured at the Rehabilitation Center: Here’s What You Should Know

Medicare patients who go to rehabilitation hospitals and centers have a high rate of preventable injuries caused by improper care and treatments. Rehabilitation Injuries can be Prevented A recent report from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services shows that 29 percent of patients in rehabilitation facilities sustain injuries caused by improper treatment, and […]

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When Uber Drivers Are Distracted

When Uber safety drivers are distracted, the results can be deadly. While in test-mode, an Uber self-driving vehicle crashed into a pedestrian causing fatal injuries. The crash was caused by a distracted safety driver behind the wheel. Uber Driver Causes Fatal Crash In March 2018, the safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber […]

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These Simple Measures Could Prevent Over 60,000 Truck Accidents Per Year

Installing advanced safety technologies in large commercial trucks can prevent about 63,000 truck-related crashes every year. In 2015, there were more than 400,000 trucking accidents that killed 4,067 people and injured 116,000 more. Trucking Safety Technology Advanced safety technologies on large commercial trucks can prevent a substantial number of truck-related accidents, serious injuries, and fatalities […]

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What’s Behind Temporary Worker Injuries?

A growing temporary workforce and lack of on-the-job training are contributing to increased accidents and injuries for temporary workers, as well as increased safety violations for employers. Temporary Work Can be Dangerous Over the last decade, businesses have experienced a dramatic increase in the use of temporary workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

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Thousands Will Be Injured or Killed on Thanksgiving. Here’s How. [infographic]

Thanksgiving poses serious injury risks from car accidents, house fires, cooking burns and cuts, slip-and-falls, and heart attacks. Unfortunately, many of these injuries result in death for thousands of Americans each year. [Article continues below infographic] Thanksgiving Dangers According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year thousands of people end up […]

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13 Workers Will Die Today. Will You Be Next?

When leadership isn’t fully committed to a workplace safety culture that protects the health and wellbeing of employees, workers face greater risks for serious accidents. Although workplace fatalities have dropped by 65 percent since OSHA was founded in 1971, there were still 4,821 workers killed due to workplace accidents in 2014. Preventing Workplace Fatalities According […]

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If You’re Driving GM, Your Life Could Be at Risk

GM is recalling more than one million vehicles for faulty brake and steering parts that may cause vehicles to crash during normal driving operation. GM Issues a Massive Recall According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), defective brake and steering components have prompted General Motors to recall over 1,200,000 vehicles for safety issues. […]

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