Did You Know? Clear Air Turbulence

Did you Know? Clear Air Turbulence is Sudden Severe Turbulence Unrelated to Storms? This week, Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321 from London to Singapore encountered severe turbulence over the Andaman Sea resulting in the death of a passenger and serious injuries to other passengers.  Over 80 passengers required hospitalization after the pilots made an emergency landing…

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OSHA Heat Stress Guidelines

Heat stress is a serious occupational hazard that affects workers in various industries, especially those exposed to high temperatures and humidity. Every year, thousands of workers suffer from heat-related illnesses and injuries, some of which can be fatal. Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe working environment and protect employees from heat stress. Heat…

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What Happens if Your Doctor Fails To Diagnose Your Illness?

More than 126,000 Americans lose their lives each year as a result of doctors and medical professionals incorrectly diagnosing or failing to diagnose significant medical conditions. If you or a loved one are struggling with a medical issue that was not properly diagnosed or a diagnosis was unnecessarily delayed, you may have grounds to pursue…

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Improving Safety in the Oil & Gas Industry

Working in the oil and gas industry has been described as one of the “most dangerous jobs in America,” according to EHS Today. Why? Because the fatality rate in the oil and gas industry is seven times higher than all other industries in the United States. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies routinely prioritize demand for…

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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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