Public transportation systems require ongoing maintenance and improvements to ensure that they are safe for public use. However, far too often, negligence and mismanagement allow these systems to fall into disrepair, putting you and your loved ones at risk. Unfortunately, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York City is
Electrical shock is always dangerous, and site supervisors and contractors should do everything possible to avoid exposing workers to live current. An electrical shock can result in cardiac arrest, resulting in the death of the worker. Even less serious shocks can still cause electrical burns and other long-term health problems.
Electrical accidents do not truly happen by accident, except perhaps on the rarest of occasions. Generally speaking, electrical incidents at the workplace are preventable, provided the employer has properly invested in safety equipment. Electricity is dangerous and sources of electricity must always be treated with the utmost respect, and there
It’s not our fault. That is the sentiment of the people in charge of the lake where three Boy Scouts were electrocuted to death on August 5th, 2017. Two older Eagle Scouts were teaching a younger boy how to sail when their mast struck a power line 30 feet above
Working around the house is a rewarding part of owning a home. Some people hire out for just about every job, but some are willing to take on a few tasks around the house, whether it be touching up paint or snaking their own toilet. A few people are willing
A tragic tale out of Tampa, Florida reminds us all of the danger that surrounds almost every building in America. A 22-year-old young man heard a loud boom, looked outside to find the fence was on fire, and rushed out to try to keep the fire from spreading while his
The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation, and it stands to do a lot of good. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are flowing into ALS charities, and there is hope that this additional funding can finally provide treatments or even a cure for the devastating condition. Newscasters are doing