Cold Stress and Frostbite are avoidable workplace hazards per OSHA

Cold Stress and Frostbite are workplace hazards that are avoidable according to OSHA.  While OSHA doesn’t have a specific set of guidelines or standards that covers working in cold environments, they do believe that the employers have a duty to protect their employees. Cold Stress and its effects are different depending on which region of […]

BRP Recalls Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles for Steering Control/Crash Hazard

Model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick™ X3 Recall. What is the potential problem? On certain 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 vehicles, the steering rack and pinion assembly may have been manufactured by our supplier with an improper amount of grease. In some circumstances, this situation may result in steering lock which could lead to injury or even […]

Cadillac and GMC recalls 1800 SUV’s for Possible Brake Performance Issues

Approximately 1,800 model-year 2017 Cadillac XT5 SUVs manufactured between April 16 and May 9, 2016, and GMC Acadia SUVs manufactured between April 19 and April 22, 2016. The problem: The front brake calipers may have a torn or misaligned caliper piston seal that may allow brake fluid to leak, reducing brake performance and increasing the risk […]

Construction Accidents Remain at the Top of OSHA Violations with 6,929 Citations in 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited violations. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through the following September). Falls from ladders and roofs still account for the majority of injuries at work with 6,929 citations issued in the 2015/16 […]

Pedestrian Accidents – Dangerous Days to Walk

While New Year’s Day might not be the most dangerous day to drive, it’s probably the most dangerous day to walk. According to an article in the journal Injury Prevention, more pedestrian deaths occur on New Year’s Day than any other day, including Halloween. Pedestrian deaths are also more likely to occur on weekends.   […]

Holiday Driving Accidents

Holiday Driving Accidents The holidays are known for being merry and bright, but they’re also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to drunk driving. Every holiday season, lives are lost due to drunk drivers.   The odds of getting into a driving accident increase during periods when there are more cars on […]