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Texas Gets an “F” for Workplace Safety

Some occupations bring more injury risks than others. In 2015, according to an article in Time Magazine, 4,836 fatal injuries occurred on the job, which was slightly higher than the previous year. And at four deaths per 100,000 workers, Latinos have the highest workplace death rate of any racial group. In 2012 – according to [...]

Date: September 25, 2017 / Workers Compensation / Workplace Safety News
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Surprise Inspection Raises Concern Over Tractor-Trailer Brake Safety

When a surprise commercial vehicle brake inspection was launched by a group of safety advocates earlier this year, the results were not reassuring for motorists. On May 3, 2017, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted 9,524 roadside inspections across the United States and Canada and, as a result, nearly 2,000 ve[...]

Date: September 7, 2017 / Truck Accidents
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