Forcing Injured Employees Back to Work

Businesses and workers’ compensation doctors often badger employees to return to work before they are fully healed from a work injury. Although return to work programs are designed to cut costs and maintain productivity,

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Crash Risk Increases When Police Are in Emergency Mode

Emergency vehicles are twice as likely to crash while traveling in emergency mode. Driving distractions, traveling at high rates of speed, and other motorists not moving out of the way are partly to blame.

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This Single Piece of Equipment Could Save Your Life [infographic]

Hard hats help prevent serious injuries and deaths caused by falling objects, bumps and blows to the head, object penetration and even electrical hazards. A hard hat shields the worker’s head, face and neck.

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The Most Dangerous Industries in Illinois Might Surprise You

Some industries in Illinois pose a greater danger to workers than others and while the transportation, construction, and manufacturing industries are some of the most dangerous in the state, healthcare workers are at high risk for injuries and death as well.

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Injuries Ignite During the Fourth of July Holiday

An annual increase in injuries during the Fourth of July holiday is mainly attributed to the misuse or malfunction of fireworks. Risky behaviors and defective products cause severe burns, contusions, lacerations, eye injuries, and even death.

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