Injury News

85% of Workers Fail to Use Eye Protection

As many as 85% of workers in a recent survey admitted that they have seen co-workers failing to use eye...

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Feds Warn of Brain Injury Risks from Motorcycle Helmets

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as many as 1500 motorcyclists’ lives were saved in 2010 because of...

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Safe Passing Law Would Help Keep Massachusetts Bicyclists Safer

UPDATE: The League of American Bicyclists ranked Massachusetts in 4th place in 2015 The League of American Bicyclists recently ranked...

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Feds Launch New Construction Fall Prevention Campaign

Fall accidents are some of the most frequent causes of injuries on construction worksites.  In 2010, more than 10,000 workers...

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Proposed Federal Regulation May Reduce Truck Rollover Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a new federal safety regulation.  The new...

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Seven Injured In Somerville, MA Rollover Accident

As reported by the Somerville Patch, two cars collided yesterday afternoon on Mystic Valley Parkway at the intersection of Route 16...

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OSHA Cites Lancaster, Massachusetts Company For Work Fatality

On May 7, 2012, OSHA announced that it issued a willful citation to a Lancaster, Massachusetts packaging manufactuer in connection with the...

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Brain Injury Association Offers Tips to Prevent Prom Injuries

For several years now, the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts has conducted the Think Ahead program, designed to educate teenagers and schoolchildren...

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Brain Machine to Aid Movement in Paralyzed Muscles

Scientists at Northwestern University have recently experimented with a device that uses natural electrical signals from the brain to induce...

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