October 19, 2020
Driving a semi-trailer truck requires experience, skill, and concentration because of its massive design and heavy top weight, complicated controls, and quick responses. Unfortunately, inexperienced, careless, tired, and distracted drivers are sometimes driving the truck and make basic mistakes that lead to stacking, uncontrolled, being rolled under the truck, rollover, head-on collision.
October 12, 2020
Machinery and heavy equipment are used in a variety of industrial settings, including construction sites, warehouses, and factories. Inadequate training and failure to establish and follow safety procedures are common causes of heavy equipment accidents.
October 5, 2020
OSHA estimates that 680,400 forklift accidents occur each year. These workplace accidents cause crushing and pinching injuries, which can result in permanent disability, amputation, or death.
September 28, 2020
Occupational accidents can occur due to human or mechanical causes, with the majority of cases being of human origin.
September 21, 2020
This road safety publication is for those who carry out bike delivery activities. This document, prepared by Areli Carreón and Agustín Martínez de Bicitekas A.C., contains […]
September 14, 2020
All chemicals carry an intrinsic danger or harm derived from their own nature. But to the risk generated by them we must add the risks or damages derived from their manipulation. In this post, we talk about the occupational risks that exist from the handling of chemical products, the activities associated with them, as well as the advice that we must follow to avoid them.
September 9, 2020
The prevention of occupational hazards in road transport is essential. Carriers spend many hours behind the wheel and handle heavy loads, which can lead to workplace accidents that, in some cases, can be fatal. The involvement of company managers to prevent this type of risk in the field of road freight transport is essential, since investing time and money is synonymous with improving work quality.
August 31, 2020
When we talk about freight transport, security is essential. Preventing accidents should be one of the great priorities of your company. An accident can have serious consequences for the driver. In addition, your truck will be damaged and you will face a possible fine. To avoid accidents in the transport of goods, you must avoid the following 10 actions at all costs.
August 24, 2020
Slips, trips and falls are the main causes of accidents in all sectors of activity, from heavy industry to administrative work.
August 17, 2020
As summer approaches, you and your children will have more free time, which may mean more time for them, and you, to participate in outdoor activities, including bike riding.
August 10, 2020
For over 100 years, railroads have been critical to our country’s economy and transportation systems. However, railroads are incredibly dangerous. The injury rate for workers associated with railroads is approximately double the rate for ordinary industry sectors.
August 3, 2020
Pedestrian accidents usually fly under the radar because the majority of pedestrians never report their accident to the police. These catastrophic accidents are usually caused by the negligence or inattentiveness of a driver, but other factors such as driver confusion or aggressive driving significantly increase the chance of pedestrian accidents as well.
July 27, 2020
Working on an oilfield is anything but a standard 9-5 job. It’s a job which calls for employees to do intense labor in dangerous conditions.
July 20, 2020
Thanks to an explosion in the popularity of ecommerce in recent years, there are more delivery trucks on the road than ever before. Due to their size and weight, collisions with these vehicles can result in serious injuries.
July 13, 2020
Ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber have exploded over the past couple of years.
July 6, 2020
Approximately 5,000 people killed in motorcycle accidents annually across the United States, with thousands more injured and oftentimes seriously so.
June 29, 2020
For our purposes, we can define a “self-driving” car to be a vehicle that is capable of safely moving from Point A to Point B over public streets and highways, under any and all possible combinations of traffic and weather conditions, by making decisions based solely on its internal software without the need for human interaction or oversight.
June 22, 2020
It is almost impossible to dive for more than an hour, in any direction on a major highway, without encountering an accident involving a commercial delivery truck.
June 16, 2020
When 18-wheeler trucks and passenger vehicles collide the results are seldom minor and in most cases cause devastating personal injuries and/or wrongful deaths.
June 8, 2020
Where a car occupant is not wearing a seatbelt in a frontal collision, the body will continue to travel forwards until its kinetic energy is transferred in an impact with another object.
June 1, 2020
When you are travelling in a car your body and the car have a certain amount of kinetic energy created by the car’s motion. In normal driving situations that energy is gradually transferred to the brakes when the car comes to a stop, usually in the form of heat.