Keep safety a priority during Thanksgiving travels

November 21, 2017 - AAA estimates nearly 51 million Americans will take to the roads, skies, rails or waterways this holiday — a 3.3 percent increase over last year. Read More

Avoiding deep-fried disasters this Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017 - Where food is being prepared, heat and flames will almost surely follow, increasing the risk of a house fire. Read More

Increasing poultry plant line speeds risks worker safety

November 16, 2017 - How fast is too fast? It’s a question over which the poultry industry is currently struggling. Some believe line speeds can be safely increased, but others are calling foul. Read More

Nursing home industry fights Florida’s life-saving emergency rule

November 14, 2017 - Following Hurricane Irma, the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills lost power for several days with no backup generator to restore power. The stifling heat led to the deaths of 10... Read More

Disturbing TBI data about female athletes shows gap in research and protection

November 9, 2017 - Coaches and others organizing youth sports, as well as parents and other care givers, must appreciate the significant and long-term effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs). Read More

Beasley Allen lawsuit alleges Chrysler vehicle poses post-crash fire risk

November 8, 2017 - Lawsuit alleges manufacturing defects resulted in a deadly fuel-fed fire after car crash involving Jeep Cherokee. Read More

Reducing Halloween frights: Make safety a top priority

October 26, 2017 - Thanks to Halloween, the month of October ranks No. 2 for motor vehicle deaths by month, and Oct. 31 was the second deadliest day of the year following New Years from 1997-2006 Read More

Blind cords can pose strangulation risk to young children

October 24, 2017 - October has been designated Window Covering Safety Month in hopes of raising awareness of safety hazards. An estimated 184 infants and young children were strangled by window cords between... Read More

Sleep apnea testing aims to improve truck driver safety

October 19, 2017 - Truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that failed to adhere to treatment were five times more likely to be involved in a preventable crash. Read More

Protecting loved ones in nursing homes

October 17, 2017 - Long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, are rife with abuse and neglect and alarmingly high rates of underreporting. Read More

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