Recent data shows the most commonly experienced physical injury for each US state. The chart shown below was put together by Amino, a company that examines electronic insurance claim data. The info is based on health insurance claims dating from 2012 to 2016. The results from each state were compared to the nation as a whole in order to determine which injury was, indeed, the most common. Continue Reading
Preventing Injury & Safety Tips
Catastrophic injury at work or on-the-job injuries for truckers and taxi cab drivers happen every day across America. Serious accidents can diminish your quality of life as well as put a tremendous financial burden on you and your family from medical bills and expenses.
Continue browsing to read how to prevent an accident from occurring in the future and tips for ensuring a safe environment for you, your family, your employees and coworkers.
When the air gets crisper, everyone knows that winter is drawing near. Now that we’re into the New Year, those heaters are working in earnest, which is an ideal time to go over some safety tips. Winter is a beautiful time of year, especially in Rocky Mountain country – however, this season can also be a dangerous time for you and your family if your home’s heater isn’t in proper working order. Continue Reading
"It takes a village." That is the message of this year's National Safety Month, which occurs each June and brings together thousands of organizations nationwide to make certain safety issues a priority. The annual campaign is backed by the National Safety Council, who, this month, is celebrating 100 years of teaching the general public how they can reduce the risk of serious accidents at home, Continue Reading
Your hands might not be what think of first when talking about workplace injury prevention, but perhaps they should be. Hand-related injuries account for 1/3 of all injuries that happen in the workplace, 1/3 of chronic injuries, 1/4 of lost time at work, and 1/5 of permanent disability. This statistic is exactly what a new hand safety website, ChooseHandSafety.org, is trying to change by Continue Reading
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