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Infant Dies After Being Left in Hot Car All Day

On Aug. 12, a seven-month old infant died after he was left all day in a hot SUV in a Wal-Mart parking lot just outside of San Antonio, Texas. Temperatures in the area were at or near 100 degrees for most of the afternoon. The child’s father told police… Read More

Asbestos Exposure at Work May Have Caused Your Mesothelioma

Asbestos was used very often in a variety of industries until the mid-1970s, when workers, researchers and scientists realized that exposure to asbestos could cause a host of medical issues, including mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer… Read More

OSHA Warns Employers About Employees Working in the Heat

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigates the heat-related deaths of several employees this year, the organization is also warning employers about the dangers of excessive heat. Eighteen workers lost their lives to heat-related… Read More

Concussion Rates Double Among U.S. Adolescents

According to recent research from the University of California, San Francisco, concussion rates among U.S. adolescents have risen significantly in recent years. The study analyzed health insurance claims for nearly nine million Americans from 2007 to… Read More

OSHA Issues Hazard Alert for Manual Tank Gauging Risks

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new hazard alert identifying health and safety risks for oil and gas industry workers regarding manual tank gauging — this practice has led to a number of job-site deaths, which could… Read More

U.S. Workers Still at Risk for Job-Related Injuries

Every day, 13 Americans lose their lives due to on-the-job injuries. Although the number of workplace deaths in the U.S. is down from 38 deaths a day in 1970, it is still far too high. Despite this high number, however, the Occupational Safety and Health… Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun event for the whole family. Children across the country are excitedly waiting for Saturday evening to throw on their costumes and head out into the neighborhood trick or treating. In the mix of all of the excitement parents should… Read More

Student Athletes and School Sports Injuries

School sports are enjoyed by student athletes as well as parents across the country every day. Unfortunately, sports related injuries are quite common in both contact and non-contact sports. While some sports are inherently more dangerous than others,… Read More

National Walk to School Day is October 7

On Oct. 7, 2015, schools and organizations across the country will recognize National Walk to School Day. Organized by the Partnership for a Walkable America, the day works to build awareness about pedestrian safety and the importance of safe and walkable… Read More

U.S. Workplace Deaths Increase by Two Percent

The death toll for Americans on job sites has risen in 2014, compared to the previous year. Self-employed, contract and older employees were primarily impacted and preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates a two percent hike in the… Read More