While there are certain high-risk occupations in which catastrophic injuries seem to be par for the course, any worker can suffer on-the-job injuries. Those working in the construction and manufacturing industries are especially susceptible to injuries that result from falls or being crushed by heavy equipment. Although mostly avoidable, those incidents typically happen in an instant as the result of a safety violation. Some equally devastating injuries sometimes follow actions that don't seem risky, and therefore were not avoided.
Over the past few weeks, there have been several deadly motorcycle accidents in the Omaha area. While not all accidents are avoidable, there are things that both motorcyclists and automobile drivers can do to be a lot safer on the road. This posting discusses some basic safety tips for both motorcyclists and motorists to help reduce the amount of these accidents.
Summer's here and that means more people on the roads. Many families travel for vacation, and the nice weather encourages people to head out and get the most out of each day. Recent decreases in gasoline prices provide further incentives to travel.