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Immobility In Nursing Homes [infographic]

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Immobility In Nursing Homes [infographic]

Prolonged periods of immobility can lead to death for elderly nursing home residents. Many residents have health conditions that prevent even the most basic activities. Common Causes of Immobility Elderly nursing home residents often have health issues that limit their movements and interfere with essential activities like eating, bathing and walking. When residents are bedridden […]

OSHA Promotes Workplace Safety to a New Generation of Workers

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OSHA Promotes Workplace Safety to a New Generation of Workers

The U.S. Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded health and safety grants to promote workplace safety. Grants will provide education and training on safety standards for young workers. OSHA Training Grants The U.S. Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded federal health and safety training grants for 2017. […]

The Dangers Faced By Bike Messengers in Chicago

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The Dangers Faced By Bike Messengers in Chicago

Bike messengers in Chicago face high risks of injuries due to car accidents, negligent drivers, and road rage. Riding at high speeds, bike messengers are vulnerable to a variety of sudden, unexpected on-the-job injuries. Occupational Dangers for Bike Messengers Bike messengers are a common sight on the urban streets of Chicago. Riding at high speeds […]

Danger in the Line of Duty

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Danger in the Line of Duty

Public safety workers such as police officers and firefighters face workplace dangers that often result in serious injury and death. Each year in the United States, thousands of public safety workers lose their lives in the line of duty. Dangers for Public Safety Workers Police officers and firefighters are commonly the first responders on the […]

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. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ Automated Car Safety Systems Car manufacturers are building cars with various automated safety systems that help to prevent accidents and injuries. These systems can […]

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 […]

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