Anchor Furniture to Prevent Injuries

Furniture and large items such as televisions should be anchored to prevent tip-overs as part of your childproofing plan. While it’s especially important to anchor these items if you have young children, it’s also a good best practice for everyone, particularly older members of your family who may be susceptible to balance issues. Tip-Over Risks […]

Getting Help After a Prescription Drug Injury

Although medication must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before being sold in the United States, drug injuries from both prescription and over-the-counter medicines can occur. In some cases, defective medicines cause harm. In others, unclear warning labels or instructions fail to provide important information to patients. Medications can also be mishandled […]

Tornado Damage Leads to OSHA Investigations

In mid-December 2021, tornados caused serious damage, injuries, and fatalities throughout the Midwest, particularly at an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, and a candle factory in Mayfield, Kentucky. Amazon Investigation The Amazon warehouse collapsed after it was hit by the EF-3 tornado, leaving six employees dead. OSHA inspectors are investigating to determine if workplace safety […]