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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Accidents in Construction

With more than 10 million American workers employed in construction jobs, the construction industry is an important part of our nation’s economy. However, it is also one of the most dangerous. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, more than 1,000 fatal occupational injuries occur every year on construction job sites in the…

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Hospital Malpractice Lawsuit

Each year, millions of people suffer serious bodily injuries, or lose their life, due to negligent treatment at a hospital. When medical providers fail to meet the established standard of care for their area of specialization (whether it be a nurse, an internist, or a surgeon) and someone is seriously injured as a result, this…

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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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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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