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October 19, 2020

Types of commercial truck accidents

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

Heavy Machinery Accidents

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

Work accidents: Forklift accidents

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

Causes of workplace accidents

Occupational accidents can occur due to human or mechanical causes, with the majority of cases being of human origin.
September 21, 2020

Prevent Uber Eats delivery accidents

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

Risks when handling chemicals in the workplace

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

Occupational risks in road transport: prevention, your best travel companion

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

10 ways to have accidents in the transport of goods

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

Prevention of slips, trips and falls at work

Slips, trips and falls are the main causes of accidents in all sectors of activity, from heavy industry to administrative work.
August 17, 2020

Bicycling Safety Tips for You and Your Family

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

Railroad Accidents

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

The Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

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

7 Common Causes of Oilfield Accidents

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

Accidents caused by drivers of UPS and FEDEX delivery trucks

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

Accidents Involving UBER or LYFT

Ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber have exploded over the past couple of years.
July 6, 2020

Motorcycle Main: Car Accidents

Approximately 5,000 people killed in motorcycle accidents annually across the United States, with thousands more injured and oftentimes seriously so.
June 29, 2020

“Self-driving” Cars and Motor Vehicle Accidents

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

Top Ten Causes of Delivery Truck Accidents

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

Semi Truck Accidents / 18 Wheeler Accidents

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

What happens to your body in a car accident? – Part II

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

What happens to your body in a car accident?

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.