Every two hours, a young child is treated in the emergency room after ingesting or coming in contact with personal care products, according to recent reports.
Poisonings and chemical burns from nail, hair and skin care products were the most common products that led to the most visits. With this information, it's important to remember that children watch their parents use these items on a daily basis. After use, secure these products in a safe place immediately to avoid preventable accidents.
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According to a recent report by AAA, older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving.
Newer advancements in technology allow individuals to have their phones automatically sync up with their car's system via a Bluetooth connection. Sometimes the system doesn't pick up the connection right away. This has caused an increase in distractions for older drivers while utilizing the touchscreen capability.
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Bicyclist and pedestrian deaths are on the rise even as motor vehicle-related traffic fatalities are projected to have decreased, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Avoiding distractions could prevent accidental deaths tremendously. It's important to always consider the importance of avoiding distractions while behind the wheel. Shift your focus and drive defensively while sharing the road.
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During the summer months in which include oppressive temperatures, heat-related illnesses and injuries are a heightened concern. For workers in the waste removal, recycling, and construction industry, being outdoors year-round and coping with extreme temperatures comes with a greater risk of attaining this type of illness.
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ATTENTION: 3M has issued an immediate recall and stop-use alert for two of its fall protection devices.
The energy absorber in the DBI-SALA Nano-Lok edge and Wrap Back Twin-Leg-Self-Retracting Lifelines may not deploy in a proper manner, putting workers at risk of serious injury or death.
The company is offering to repair or replace devices for free, or will issue a refund.
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