Unions are stepping up to protect workers from harm during the coronavirus pandemic with health and safety measures, paid sick leave, and job security. Unions Take Aim at Workplace Coronavirus Safety The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of unions by giving workers a collective voice to speak out about hazards in
Did You Suffer a Leg Injury in a Slip & Fall Accident?
Slip and fall accidents account for more than 10 million injuries each year with a high percentage of injuries to lower limbs like legs, knees, and ankles. Slip and Fall Injuries Every year, over one million Americans are admitted to hospital emergency rooms for slip and fall injuries. That equates to medical
Motorcycle Accidents: Helmets May Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries
When motorcycle accidents occur, helmets play a significant safety role in the prevention of spinal cord injuries caused by fractures of cervical vertebrae. Motorcycle Helmets Prevent Injuries and Deaths Millions of Americans ride motorcycles as a means of everyday transportation or simply to enjoy life on the open road. While some motorcycle
How Positive Train Control May Save Lives
A new technology called Positive Train Control is used in the American railroad industry to address human errors, prevent accidents, and promote railway safety. New Technology Enhances Railway Safety According to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), the railroad industry puts 40 cents out of every revenue dollar back into funds dedicated