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September 2017 Archives

Many drivers believe they can text and drive safely

Some Ohio drivers may be among those who fell they can text and drive safely while also believing that doing so is a main cause of accidents. In August 2017, Progressive Insurance conducted an online survey in which over 90 percent of the roughly 1,000 respondents said that texting and driving should be illegal. Despite that, 34 percent reported that they were very or somewhat confident in their own ability to do so safely.

Employer had no safety program at warehouse where worker died

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 requires employers in Ohio and around the country to maintain safe work environments. The death of a 33-year-old man in a warehouse illustrates the consequences of failing to observe safety regulations. The employee fell 7 feet from a wooden pallet raised by a forklift. He died a short time later at a hospital.

Studies show that daytime headlights reduce accidents

The results of numerous studies indicate that Ohio daytime drivers might want to keep their headlights on even on sunny days. Driving with headlights on during the day has been shown to reduce accidents by up to 10 percent. More importantly, the types of accidents daytime headlights are shown to reduce are the types that can lead to the most serious injuries to motorcyclists and pedestrians.

Study says many slip and fall injuries could be prevented

Premises managers and building owners in Ohio and around the country could be doing more to protect their employees and visitors from slip and fall injuries, according to a report released recently by the industrial absorbent company New Pig. Thousands of people are hurt every year by slips, trips and falls. In fact, this type of accident is the leading cause of workplace injuries in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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