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Top 10 Job Safety Ideas

Top 10 Job Safety Ideas With a large number of America’s workforce working in dangerous industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, shipping, trucking, and other hazardous jobs, employers should see worker safety as their first priority.  Recent statistics have highlighted Texas’ poor record with regard to worker safety.  Texas ranks at or near the…

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Oil Field Accidents, Workplace Safety

IIHS and Underride Protection

Modern tractor-trailers are supposed to be well designed to prevent passenger vehicles from sliding underneath them, which is called underride. Preventing underride greatly increases the chance of survival of car drivers and passengers when a car crashes into the back of a large truck.  But a recent series of tests conducted by the Insurance Institute…

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Automotive Defects

Nissan Airbag Recall

According to a document filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nissan USA has found a problem with the air bag system on several of its 2013 models, and has issued what it refers to as a “voluntary” recall in both the United States and Canada. The vehicles being recalled include the 2013 Nissan…

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Automotive Defects, Product Liability

NHTSA Educating on Child Vehicle Safety

Every parent wants to keep their child safe, but nearly every one of them has a story to tell about their struggles trying to get their child’s car safety seat properly installed in the back seat using their vehicle’s specially designed safety devices.  Considering the importance of these safety devices, parents must be properly educated…

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Baby Products

Hercules Tire Recall Issued

Findlay, Ohio-based Hercules Tire & Rubber Company has issued a recall for a number of its light-duty truck tires sold in the United States and Canada because there is a  possibility that the tires “can experience in-service belt and tread separations.”  This is a technical way of saying the treat and/or belt can separate from…

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Automotive Defects

Electrical Arc Furnace Fire Kills One

Electrical Arc Furnace Fire Kills One: Carbide Industries Should Have Known About and Fixed Danger According to Reports It turns that an out that a huge explosion at a Carbide Industries plant in Louisville, KY, that killed two workers and injured two others was a long time coming. According to those who investigated the incident,…

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Workplace Safety

Tainted Chicken Forces Recall by United

Tainted Chicken Forces Recall by United: North Texas Grocery Story Chain Recalls Chicken due to Food Poisoning Worries Texas supermarket chain United Supermarkets recently issued a recall on 13 of its steamed chicken products due to concern over a possible food safety issue with one of its providers. Though a statement issued by the company…

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Food Poisoning

DOT Plan to End Distracted Driving

DOT Plan to End Distracted Driving: An Action Plan to Address Texting and Driving Accidents and other Distracted Driving Accidents Everyone knows now how dangerous texting and driving can be to those on our roadways.  The problem has become very serious and is leading to many deaths and injuries every year.  According to the Department…

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Airbag Defects, Product Liability

Bus Company Shutdown for Safety Violations

Bus Company Shutdown for Safety Violations: Declared an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety, Scapadas Magicas has been Shut Down The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has the ability to shut down trucking and bus companies when they don’t operate safely.  When the FMCSA determines a company is operating in a…

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Bus Accidents

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