If you are a dog owner, you may understand the universal truth that dogs bite. Even if your dog has never bitten, every dog has its limits. The most loyal, gentle pet can snap at someone if the dog is unwell or feels threatened. Not only can this mean devastating injuries for the person your dog bites, it can lead to serious legal issues for you.
The National Safety Council (NSC) just released its analysis of injuries in the workplace for 2017. The complete findings can be found on its Injury Facts web site, but there was some interesting yet troubling news for the woman worker.
Safety advocates have complained loudly about the distracted driving epidemic sweeping both cities and rural areas. And do not get them started about the statistics of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or even a lack of sleep. So, it would make sense that the safety-conscious Volvo would heed the message and take matters into the hands of its engineers.
It has become commonplace to see dogs walking through airports and other public spaces that used to be off limits to pets. This is a result of the explosive growth in the number of emotional support animals in our daily lives. Under the best of circumstances, the presence of these animals provides comfort and happiness to their humans. However, the same may not be said for those who come in contact with these animals.
It is a commonplace for the elderly to worry about falling, but they have good reason to worry. According to a recent story in the New York Times, the most common reason for the death of the elderly is “complications from a fall.” This translates into the death of an elderly person every 19 minutes.