Kids and Cars

Kids and Cars

Being distracted and in a hurry can cause us to forget there may be little ones in harm’s way that we cannot see from our driver’s seat. Every week in the United States, 50 children are injured from being backed over by a vehicle. Of these 50, an average of two are fatalities.

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tire

Tire Safety in the Summer Heat

In almost 1 out of 10 car accidents, tires are a factor. Low pressure. Wear. Defects. They all raise your risk of being in a car accident. What raises this risk even more is something that is very familiar to New Mexico residents: Heat.

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texting while driving

Statewide Ban on Texting While Driving Passes Texas House

On March 25, 2015, the Texas House of Representatives approved House Bill 80 to outlaw texting while driving throughout the state of Texas. The bill must still make it through the Senate and past a possible gubernatorial veto. Former Governor Rick Perry vetoed two previous bills addressing the issue in 2011 and 2013, but legislators are hopeful for a different result this time around.

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Crashworthiness

Crashworthiness

The first motor vehicle fatality occurred in 1889 in New York City. Since then, The United States has continued to elevate its standards with regard to vehicle safety, including focusing on a concept called crashworthiness.

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eye injury

Eye Safety in the Workplace

Although eye injuries may sound like a relatively minor concern compared to other possibilities that can befall employees at work, overlooking the need to address potential damage to the eyes can lead workers to blindness that can interfere with their daily activities.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

The Hazards of Motor Vehicle Accidents on the Highway

Every journey on the highways of America comes with a risk of a devastating motor vehicle accident, whether the trip is a vacation to visit family or transporting goods from one major city to another. Interstates and highways provide quick and streamlined passage across the country, but diligence must be observed when traveling on them to avoid disastrous accidents.

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Lubbock Welding Injury Attorneys

Welders Face Numerous Hazards on a Daily Basis

Welders use equipment to connect metal pieces together, cut them, or trim them. With so many metal items used in buildings and machinery throughout many industries, welding is necessary to create everything from airplanes to boilers. Among the types of welding, workers may perform gas metal welding, plasma arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and resistance welding.

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OSHA Reporting Requirements

New Year Brings New OSHA Reporting Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) oversees the safety of workers across the country, and they are responsible for addressing risks to employees, as well as gathering data to identify these hazards. To maintain accurate and timely data on injuries and fatalities in the workplace, OSHA enforces guidelines which companies must obey regarding the timeline and method that they report incidents in the workplace.

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