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These days you'll hear people talk about how kids have it easy and are coddled. Perhaps they're right, judging by this 1950's safety comic that you'd never see these days.
A Scottish firm has been fined for several safety hazards thanks to an anonymous complaint that led to a surprise visit from health and safety officials.
You may have already heard about the 14-year-old girl whose science fair experiment has proven potential danger for iPad users with pacemakers. Its a fascinating story.
EHS Today has an article on the benefits of reporting not only accidents that occur but near-misses as well.
Following a recent garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, Pope Francis mentioned victims and their families in St. Peter's Square after a confirmation ceremony. Click here to view the subtitled video at Rome Reports.
If you ride a motorcycle, then RealRider might be an smartphone app you want.
If you haven't heard, a terrible explosion in West, TX has caused many injuries and fatalities. It is a tragedy and among feelings of sadness and sympathy should really put a spark under everyone to think about why safety is so important and the number of people are who, at least potentially and at best literally, affected when things go wrong. I'm not implying any foul play or lack of safety. Also, I feature this instead of the recent Boston Marathon bombings because this is industrial, having happened at a fertilizer plant.
Let's just all take some time to consider safety issues and remember why it is so important.
The Washington State Department of Transportation is running a campaign to try and get people to remember to slow down when driving through work zones, or put more succinctly, "see orange, slow down".
The U.S. Department of Labor's YouTube account is home to many videos and several playlists. One of the playlists is dedicated to videos concerning OSHA.
SaferCar, an iOS app, gives users access to NHTSA safety information as well as recall notices for vehicles.
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