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Most Dangerous Roads for Cyclists in Chicago
POSTED ON February 06, 2019

In Chicago, Wicker Park ranks as the most dangerous area for cyclists with 70 bike crashes per mile on busy […]

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Who’s to Blame When Your Salad Makes You Sick?
POSTED ON January 18, 2019

When consumers are harmed by contaminated foods, manufacturers, grocers, and restaurants can be held liable for injuries. The U.S. Food […]

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Hazardous Substance Exposure: It Doesn’t Take Much to Change a Life
POSTED ON January 11, 2019

Exposure to toxic chemicals, poisonous gases, and environmental pollutants commonly used in the workplace can lead to a variety of […]

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Illinois Workers’ Compensation: What’s a Body Part Worth These Days?
POSTED ON January 07, 2019

When a worker suffers a work-related amputation, permanent partial disability benefits are provided for a specified time based on the […]

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How Will the Rock Salt Shortage Impact Chicago?
POSTED ON December 20, 2018

Due to slowed production and higher prices, a current rock salt shortage may cause hazardous conditions on roads and sidewalks […]

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When Unsafe Hot Work Practices Cause Catastrophe at Work
POSTED ON December 12, 2018

Workers who perform hot work duties in the workplace have a high risk of injuries and fatalities due to fires […]

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What Workers Are At Risk for Electrical Injuries? [infographic]
POSTED ON December 07, 2018

Workers in construction, transportation, production, and certain maintenance and repair jobs are at high risk for non-fatal and fatal electrical […]

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Employers Aren’t Keeping Up with New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards
POSTED ON November 19, 2018

Although RCS is a known health hazard, some employers have held off on implementing the new standards. OSHA requires employers […]

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Dangerous Road Debris Is Taking Lives
POSTED ON November 12, 2018

Unsecured cargo and other types of debris often end up on roadways causing accidents, injuries, and deaths. Between 2011 and […]

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Will Safer Road Design Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities? [infographic]
POSTED ON November 07, 2018

Designing safer roads in busy urban areas can prevent pedestrians from getting struck and killed by motor vehicles. In 2016, […]

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