Who Is Most Likely to Drown

Male adults, children and teens, and people with water-related jobs have the highest risk of drowning. The Risks of Drowning Drowning injuries accounted for more than nine percent of global fatalities in 2015 with an estimated total of 360,000 deaths. Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death around the world. More than […]

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Fire and Burn Hazards a Real Threat in Illinois Chemical Plants

Dangerous explosions happen at chemical plants across the country and a deadly accident in Waukegan last spring reminds residents that Illinois is not immune. When used or stored improperly, hazardous chemicals can cause catastrophic explosions and large fires that result in serious injuries and fatalities to hundreds of workers.  Chemical Plants Pose Dangers to Workers […]

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These Four Things Will Send 50 Kids an Hour to the ER this Summer

Bicycles, scooters, skates, and skateboards send 50 kids to hospital emergency departments with serious injuries every hour during the summer. Summer Dangers for Kids When school lets out for summer, millions of kids head outdoors for activities with friends and family. Popular outdoor activities include riding bicycles, scooters, skates, and skateboards. Although these sports provide […]

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How Many Car Accidents Will You Have?

Over the course of a long driving history, usually 50 to 60 years, an average driver is likely to be involved in at least three to four car accidents. Most accidents do not result in fatalities, but injuries and property damages are likely. What are the Odds of a Car Accident? According to the National […]

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