Men More Likely to Be Injured in Retail

February 20, 2020

Retail shopping is typically a safe and mundane task completed weekly. However, there are times when retail stores can present dangers for both shoppers and employees. Employees face a variety of different risks while working in retail. If you or someone you know was injured in a retail store, you may be eligible for compensation. According to a risk report by AmTrust Financial,  » Read More

What is the Small Passenger Vessel Safety Act?

February 13, 2020

Congress recently introduced a bill to update maritime regulations to address the danger of fires on covered small passenger vessels. One of the bill’s sponsors noted that older boats were grandfathered in and exempt from newer vessel safety rules. He describes the bill as seeking to modernize maritime safety in a way that is both practical and imperative.  » Read More

Fall Protection Near Exposed Edges

February 12, 2020

Employees who routinely work on elevated platforms and structures rely on their safety equipment to keep them from getting hurt. However, some safety advocates are warning that fall-arrest systems may not always be foolproof, particularly when they scrape against exposed edges of buildings, scaffolding, and related surfaces.

What are the Limitations of Fall-Arrest Systems?

A fall-arrest system is comprised of a series of tethered cables,  » Read More

What is a Waving Accident?

February 5, 2020

A waving accident occurs when one driver proceeds after another driver waves them on, only to collide with another driver. Most drivers may have experienced a situation where the right of way is unclear and another driver waves at you to go ahead. The same can happen if you are trying to turn left onto a two-lane road with blocked traffic.  » Read More

Human Backup Drivers for Self-Driving Cars

February 2, 2020

As automakers continue to introduce self-driving cars on roads across the country, an interesting new job role has been created: the backup driver. The human back-up operator is there to let the artificial intelligence (AI) technology operate and act quickly when it does not. However, one leading expert in the self-driving auto industry has questions about how capable and qualified In-Vehicle Fallback Test Drivers (IFTD) are,  » Read More

Car Safety When Traveling with Pets

January 30, 2020

Road trips allow for you to spend time with your loved ones, and that may include your pet. Most families treat their pets as one of their own. When traveling, drivers should avoid potential hazards in and outside of the car to keep those in their vehicle safe, and that should be no different when traveling with your pet. As you may be a safe driver,  » Read More