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Former NFL Player Wakes Up With No Memory

When Scott Bolzan awoke in the hospital on December 17, 2008 he didn’t remember that the blonde woman at his side was his wife. In fact, he couldn’t even remember what a wife was. But this was just…

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One Man Killed, Another Critically Injured in Hawaii Zipline Accident

Two men were conducting a test run of a zipline at a Hawaii tourist attraction, when one man fell 200 feet to his death and the other was critically injured. According to reports, the operator at…

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West Virginia's Governor Suing Feds for Coal Mining Safety Policies Despite Dangers to Miners

In April West Virginia was rocked with the tragic coal mining explosion that left no survivors in its wake. In fact, the disaster at the Upper Big Branch mine represented the largest mining tragedy…

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Toasted Skin Syndrome: The Dangers of Using a Laptop on Your Lap

Prior to the advent of computers, toasted skin was a condition that only bakers, glass blowers, and other artisans who spent a bulk of their time in front of a concentrated heat source, had to deal…

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Michigan State Head Football Coach Teaches Us a Lesson

It’s no surprise that the game of football is highly stressful for everyone involved, including the players, coaching staff, cheerleaders, and even the fans. In fact, recent news reports have…

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MSC Justice Bob Young Rules Against Job Safety – Again

In an order released last Friday, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Robert Young continued his pattern of ruling against the innocent victims of workplace hazards and in favor of corporations and…

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Public Enemy #1: The Office Chair

Most likely you’re reading this blog while you sit at your desk or table. If you’ve been sitting for a while you might feel pain your lower back or numbness in your thighs. You might…

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Mine Tragedy in West Virginia Highlights Work Safety Issues

Speaking from the Rose Garden on Friday, President Obama discussed the West Virginia mine disaster and its impact on highlighting dangerous work conditions. He emphasized the need for improved…

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Former Pfizer Employee Sues Company for Alleged Virus Contamination That Led to Paralysis

Becky McClain used to work for Pfizer in a laboratory that conducted genetic research. But now she’s suing the pharmaceutical company, alleging that she suffers suffer from intermittent…

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Campaign Sheds Light on Importance of Worker Safety

As a worker, you should be able to go to work without fearing for your health or safety. Nevertheless, worker safety is an issue that is often ignored. However, the 16 Deaths Per Day campaign is…