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Facts Emphasize the Importance of Seat Belt Use

Thanks to legislation passed in the late 1960s, all manufacturers of vehicles must include seat belts in their designs. This leaves no reason for anyone to avoid using a seat belt restraint while driving. Still, not everyone admits that they wear their seat belt, particularly passengers in the back seat. Although the National Highway Traffic… Read More


Chemical Burn Injuries at Work

Many types of occupations require interactions with chemicals at work.  This could include laboratory workers, salon workers, or workers who provide cleaning services.  Employers can be liable for any injuries associated with chemical burns and liability may increase if employers have taken the appropriate steps to mitigate or prevent injuries. Common workplace chemicals that can… Read More


Dangers of Dropped Objects in the Workplace

Just about everyone has dropped something in the workplace. However, there is a difference between a dropped pencil and a dropped hammer. In fact, occupational safety statistics explain that nearly 50,000 on-the-job injuries or fatalities happen annually because an object fell. Gravity is unlikely to release its grip any time soon. Nevertheless, employees and employers… Read More


CarPlay and Andriod Auto Updates Aim to Decrease Driver Distraction

It is common today to see people looking at their smart phones while driving.  Law enforcement officials may even say that the uptick in drivers using their phones while driving is an epidemic. Many drivers rely on their smart phones for GPS directions and to make phone calls while driving. Although texting while driving is… Read More