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Automated Car Safety Systems That Save Lives [Infographic]

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Automated Car Safety Systems That Save Lives [Infographic]

Cars with automated safety systems like collision avoidance features, electronic blind-spot monitoring, automated braking, and lane-keeping systems prevent crashes and serious injuries to drivers and passengers. Automated Car Safety Systems Car manufacturers are building cars with various automated safety systems that help to prevent accidents and injuries. These systems can prevent collisions by giving warning […]

Who Dies at Work?

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Who Dies at Work?

Workers in certain age groups, racial/ethnic groups and occupations have a higher risk of fatal workplace injuries. In 2015, there were more than 4,800 workplace fatalities, representing the highest number of on-the-job deaths since 2008. The Most Dangerous Occupations According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, certain occupations pose significant risks for serious injuries […]

Nursing Home Medical Care Often Kills

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Nursing Home Medical Care Often Kills

Throughout the U.S., nursing home residents are suffering injuries and illnesses caused by medical care they receive from their nursing home facilities. In Illinois, nursing home residents who suffer harm due to unsafe conditions and improper medical care have a right to file a lawsuit with a nursing home abuse lawyer for damages. The Dangers […]

Nursing Homes Cut Costs by Hiring Under-Trained Staff

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Nursing Homes Cut Costs by Hiring Under-Trained Staff

By hiring inexperienced, under-trained staff, nursing homes reduce general overhead costs. Although lower operational costs increase business profits, under-trained staff members contribute to higher health risks for nursing home residents. Under-Trained Staff Create Health Risks Family members who are looking for safe, caring living environments for elderly loved ones place great emphasis on choosing the […]

Bloodstream Infections a Growing Problem for Patients

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Bloodstream Infections a Growing Problem for Patients

Bloodstream infections in hospital patients are a growing concern. According to the CDC, hospital-acquired infections are a major cause of death to patients, especially those that involve the bloodstream or lungs. Hospital-Acquired Bloodstream Infections Hospital-acquired infections are caused by fungal, viral and bacterial pathogens. The most common types are bloodstream infections, pneumonia and lung infections, […]

The Dangers Faced by Roadside Workers

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The Dangers Faced by Roadside Workers

Illinois roadway workers are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at high risk of serious injury and death. There are various occupations that require work near busy roadways and freeways, exposing thousands of workers to serious dangers. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ Roadway Workers Face Dangers Every year in the U.S. more than […]

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Myths

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Myths

Fraudulent workers’ compensation claims are more rare than portrayed in the media. Workers’ compensation reform advocates often rely on misleading reports, such as a Dateline special from 2009, that mischaracterize or fail to provide context of fraudulent workers’ compensation claims to push for tougher screening, higher premiums, and reduced benefits. The unfortunate result is legislation […]

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