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It is Critical to Provide Forklift Safety Training

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) found that workers who lack basic forklift safety training are at an increased risk for injury and death while operating them. There are 62,000 non-serious injuries and 35,000 serious injuries from forklifts each year, so it is important that employers do as much to prevent worker […]

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High Risk of Hand and Arm Injuries in Workplaces

Workers can suffer a range of debilitating hand and arm injuries while they are at work. This type of injuries is often caused by repetitive motion, trauma or contact with dangerous materials or machinery. Although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to decrease hand and arm injuries, statistics show that thousands of amputations, […]

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Utility Vehicles Recalled for Crash Hazards

So far, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has received 80 reports of brake failures leading to crash hazards, which occurred while consumers were operating Cub Cadet’s line of utility vehicles (UTV). Although no injuries have been reported yet, the commission has launched a recall to prevent the dangerous or deadly injuries that can occur […]

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Some Eclipse Viewing Glasses Can Cause Eye Injuries

According to a recent report from CCN Money, consumers who purchased certain types of eclipse-viewing protective glasses may be at an increased risk for serious eye injuries. Since the solar eclipse is set to occur on August 21st, Amazon has launched a widespread preventive recall of many eclipse-viewing glasses, hopeful that consumers can be made […]

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Victory for Injured Workers in Pennsylvania

By Michael W. McGurrin, Esq. and Gabriela Raful, Esq. Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation law changed significantly last month. In the landmark case, Protz v. Derry Area School District, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared a major section of workers’ compensation law to be unconstitutional. You may have heard of the “500 weeks” or “10 year” limit in workers’ […]

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Women’s Health Alert

High Fat Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Cancer Risks A recent health study published important medical results: data showing female mice that eat a high fat diet during pregnancy are at a “substantially” higher risk of breast cancer. The findings have piqued the interest of the medical community, with many researchers calling on the importance […]

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Cell Phone Technology Changing to Save Lives

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9 people die each day in car accidents as a result of being distracted. In order to inhibit distractions for drivers, both iPhone and Android have come up with updates and applications that are meant to save people’s lives by stopping them from using their […]

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Trampoline Park Accidents

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, children under the age of six should not be permitted to use trampolines. The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of trampolines by children altogether. Recently, a three-year old child in Florida made national news via social media, drawing attention to the dangers of trampoline […]

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Contaminated Baby Food and Infant Coveralls

Child Safety Recall According to Kids in Danger, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the safety of children’s products, an average of 100 children’s products get recalled by the Commission of Consumer Product Safety (CPSC) each year. That means that on average, two children’s products get pulled from the shelves because of safety issues […]

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OSHA To Fight Against Violence in the Workplace

At a recent national safety conference, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) expressed its goal to fight against workplace violence and its associated risks of serious injuries and death. According to OSHA, violence in the workplace constitutes any threat or act of physical violence, intimidation, harassment and other forms of disruptive, threatening behaviors that […]

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