Less traffic, more danger?

Everyone’s noticed significantly less traffic on the road. However, fewer vehicles have not necessarily made the roadways safer. Incidents of speeding and reckless driving have increased noticeably in recent months. A less-traveled road does not mean you can let your...

Tips for safer cycling

Bicycles can be a wonderful form of transportation. They work exercise into your daily routine, allow you to see things you wouldn’t notice from a car, cut down on idling in rush hour traffic, and help reduce your carbon footprint. For many, cycling is the primary...

6 risk areas for ship engineers

The knowledge and skill required to be a ship engineer, coupled with the physical endurance and hazards that a moving ship presents, can create a dangerous workplace. The confined spaces necessary to service, monitor and repair equipment on a transport vessel...

Jones Act promotes safer conditions

In multiple ways that even those aware of the law don’t always stop to remember, The Jones Act provides protections for people who work in and around U.S. waters. Besides its benefits for workers after an on-the-job injury or illness, its rules for finding fault also...