duty of care

Fall-Down Injuries Can Be Deadly

Falls are the third-leading cause of unintentional death in the United States, following car accidents and accidental poisoning. Falls account for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency room each year and resulted in more than 26,000 fatalities in 2010. The risk of falling, and fall-related problems, increases with age and is a serious issue...

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Extreme Heat on the Job

As the mercury rises, my heart goes out to workers laboring in the hot sun. They repair our roads, cut our lawns, harvest our food, and in some cases, literally provide the roof over our heads. Many of these jobs have obvious dangers, but in the summer months, workers exposed to hot and humid...

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