Officials Suspected Toxin Mix-Up Years Ago

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The certificate warned, “Extremely toxic! May be lethal if ingested, inhaled, or ingested — use caution when handling.”

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6 Crucial Steps to Avoid A Thanksgiving Fire

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Just about everybody loves Thanksgiving, and for a lot of people the best part of the traditional feast is the turkey. However, for those of us that prefer our birds to be deep fat fried, there is an extra level of precaution that we have to bear in mind during our holiday preparations. There are […]

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Pharmacy Malpractice: Top 10 Drugs to Double Check

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Over 1.3 million people are injured each year due to something known as pharmacy errors. Out of these 1.3 million individuals, there are 10,000 that die each year as well.  A pharmacy error occurs when a patient receiving prescription drugs from a pharmacy suffers serious injury due to unintended effects of the medication they were […]

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Sneaker & Footwear Injuries

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When’s the last time you thought, “I wonder how my shoes will hold up today?”   Few of us ask this question, and most of us assume the shoes we put on each morning will last throughout the day, but there is a chance they may not. Every year, hundreds of individuals are injured because […]

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Deadly Car Collisions

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Over the past 10 years, the number of individuals killed in car accidents has declined; manufacturers have improved safety features, vehicle construction techniques, restraints, impact-absorbing materials, etc. Nonetheless, car accidents take the lives of over 35,000 people in the U.S. each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). On average, every 12 […]

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Dangerous Furniture

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When a piece of furniture looks sturdy, you usually don’t question if it can hold weight; whether it be your own or books, televisions, clothes, etc. Unfortunately, dangerous furniture (bookcases, dressers, chairs, desks, etc.) injure over 2 million people each year. Furniture becomes more of a danger when other factors are involved; children playing rough […]

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Hazardous Gym & Fitness Equipment

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Many people use fitness and gym equipment their entire lives and never sustain an injury. And then there are thousands of others that are injured by workout equipment every day; fitness and gym equipment is responsible for almost nine thousand injuries each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).   Injuries can […]

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Widow Cord Risks & Children

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When it comes to childproofing homes, parents work diligently to make sure all safety essentials are present; from installing dozens of electrical outlet covers to child safety cabinet locks, parents can spend hours going from room to room turning their homes into safe places to live. Many parents will make household safety checklists to make […]

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Defective Airbag Recalls

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Most of us get into our cars or trucks in the morning to head to work, trusting the safety devices installed in our vehicles to do their job if we get into a collision. We assume our seatbelts will catch us and our airbags will deploy properly, functioning to reduce the speed of our weight […]

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