According to 2009 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 605 workers were killed and an estimated 212,760 workers were seriously injured by falls.
Most of us use stairways every day at work or home. We have done it for years and the problem is…we no longer think about the dangers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury.
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If you’ve ever traveled on a plane, you’ve experienced the air pressure change that happens during takeoff and landing. Ear pain can be a common occurrence during air travel. To make sure your next flight is a comfortable one, read this safety share on how to avoid ear pain during air travel by Steve … Read More »
Researchers at The Ohio State University estimate than there may have been about 2 million pedestrian injuries related to cell phone use in 2010 alone. They also found that between 2004 and 2010 the number of pedestrians killed while using a cell phone increased from less than 1 percent to 3.6 percent.
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Have you ever noticed that some electrical outlets have reset buttons on them, different than regular outlets? Ever wonder why? They’re specially designed for our safety.
Chicagoland experiences some tempestuous weather during springtime — fluctuating temperatures, storms and sometimes even tornadoes.
Now is the time to get prepared for severe weather, before it strikes. Make a kit for at home and practice a disaster plan with your family.
Utility knives are handy tools, and they are sharp. Really, really sharp. If you’re wondering how sharp, google: “hand injury image.” [Cringe.] Yes, they’re that sharp.
It’s important to wear proper hand and eye protection when using a utility knife and always cut away from yourself.
Radon is an odorless, colorless radioactive gas that can seep into homes from the surrounding soil. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States.
Abrasive wheel grinders use fast-spinning wheels to grind metals and other materials. The grinder wheel is fragile and if not treated properly, can fragment and fly apart in dangerous projectiles. Setup is critical to the safety of the operator.
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