Lockout / Tagout & Control of Hazardous Energy

The federal government’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issues regulations and directives focused on keeping American workers safe and free from harm on the job. OSHA regulations are particularly relevant in industries involving practices that could be dangerous, like when workers interact with hazardous energy sources. These interactions often occur when workers service or…

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The Montreal Convention and International Passenger Rights

International airline passengers are protected under the Montreal Convention, and unfortunately, many people are unaware this treaty exists. The Montreal Convention can protect passengers when issues occur, for example, if luggage or belongings are damaged during the flight. Passengers are also protected by the Montreal Convention when more serious situations arise that are the fault…

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September 18-24 is Falls Prevention Awareness Week

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) calls attention to the risks and dangers of falls each year through its Falls Prevention Awareness Week, which is observed this year from September 18 through September 24. National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is always observed on September 22, which is also the first day of fall. Older Americans…

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Slack Davis Sanger Partners with Del Valle High School to Sponsor the Legal Academy Paralegal Certificate Program

Students can simultaneously earn a high school diploma, BA or BS degree, and paralegal certificate, creating significant opportunities post-graduation Paralegals play a vital role within a law firm, helping attorneys with legal research, organizing, drafting, and filing court documents, and communicating with clients and other key contacts on a case. Given the value they add…

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The Dangers of Riding Lawn Mowers

When the average person thinks of a “motor vehicle accident,” he or she usually thinks of a car crash, a collision with an 18-wheeler, or even a motorcycle wreck. The truth is that there are many motorized vehicles that can be involved in accidents, and those incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries. Lawn mowers –…

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