HealthyAmericans.org just posted a injury prevention report card for each state. Based on an evaluation on "10 key indicators of steps states can take to prevent injuries", including such things as enforcing seat belts, drunk driving, domestic violence, etc...
One one scored a perfect 10, but CA and New York got a 9 while WA, OR and North Carolina each scored an 8.
At the bottom of the list Montana and Ohio ended up with only 2…
Posted on May 30, 2012 at 9:54am
Posted on May 29, 2012 at 9:07am
Memorial Day weekend is here. You've got the day off work, you're having a few friends over, a few beers and, of course, you're grilling.
According to the NFPA, 5 out of 6 fires that involve grills were gas grills. Gas grills cause almost 7,000 house fires each year. Charcoal or other solid-fueled grills cause about 1,100 house fires each year.
Here's a break down of how the fires got started:…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2012 at 9:26am
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CSB Deploys Team to El Dorado, Arkansas to Investigate Fatal Hot Work Explosion
May 22, 2012
Washington, DC May 22, 2012 The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today deployed a four-person investigation team to El Dorado, Arkansas to determine the cause of…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2012 at 9:47am — 1 Comment
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