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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 have patiently waited for this fun evening to throw on their costumes and head out into the neighborhood for 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

Texas Central Railway to Use Eminent Domain Powers to Buy Private Land

The Texas Central Railway (TCR) is moving ahead with plans to build a high speed railway which will travel between Dallas and Houston in less than 90 minutes. The plan will link the 4th and 5th largest metropolitan areas in the country, and will surely… Read More

Chemical Spill at Waxahatchie Plant Causes Evacuations

Employees at the Magnablend Inc., plant were evacuated Monday afternoon after a chemical spill led to an explosion and poisonous gas cloud.  The chemical plant, located in Ellis County just south of Dallas, confirmed that nearly 70 employees and residents… Read More