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Suspension injuries in workplace falls

Fall-arrest systems are one of the many types of safety equipment that can be present in a workplace. Such systems can help keep a worker from suffering major impact injuries when they fall from a high height. However, this does not mean that all falls in which a worker is wearing a fall-arrest system and the system “catches” them are injury-free.

Pedestrian accident: Causes, liability and compensation

Thousands of people in the United States suffer injuries or lose their lives in pedestrian accidents. Many of these are the result of auto-pedestrian collisions, while others occur due to property defects. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you may, according to the laws of Louisiana, be entitled to seek compensation for any losses you have experienced.

The moving industry and self-driving trucks

Among the industries self-driving vehicle technology has the potential to have major impacts on is the moving industry. This industry utilizes a great many large trucks. If it were to one day become commonplace for such trucks to be fully automated, it could have many implications for companies within this industry.

Protective eyewear can play a big role in worker safety

On-the-job eye injuries can be quite severe and can have many ramifications. They can require significant medical treatment and could leave a worker with impaired vision. There are many different eye-related hazards that can come up in a workplace. What can workers do to protect themselves from such hazards?

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