When a serious accident results in amputation, prosthetic limbs may help the victim regain partial use of the limb. The technologies used in prostheses continue to advance and become safer and more reliable
A woman was injured when automatic doors closed on her as she was entering a big-box store. The immediate and lingering injuries proved these doors operate with appreciable force and that it’s necessary to keep them properly adjusted
Over the last two months, I’ve discussed details of lockout/tagout procedures that often trip people up. It’s not just the threat of an OSHA citation that should motivate you to get LO/TO right, however
Four fingers on a worker’s hand were crushed when a press brake cycled while he was reaching into it. His employer was operating the machine normally while it undertook a year-long attempt to add safety devices
A worker was suffocated when a supervisor restarted a conveyor he was working on and his hands were caught in its machinery. The incident was one of many involving conveyors that are part of larger machines.