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How to Increase Farm Safety


Just like any workplace, farming has its own dangers.

An article on The Connaught Telegraph reports that farming remains Ireland’s most dangerous occupation. 301 more words


Safety Officials Urge Caution After January Saw 25 Road Fatalities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – After more than twice as many people died on Minnesota roads this January than they did in the same month last year, state officials are urging drivers to take it easy, wear seatbelts, drive sober, and pay attention to the road. 199 more words


Could 2015/2016 Be The Worst Avalanche Season In History?

43 more avalanche-related deaths.

That is the number needed to tie the 2002/2003 season as the deadliest avalanche season recorded since the The Colorado Avalanche Information Center began maintaining a national database in 1998. 710 more words

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U.S. unleashing deadly virus in Donbass, Ukraine?

By Stephen Lendman

Global Research, January 23, 2016

Chemical, biological and radiological warfare is a longstanding US practice, used in direct and proxy wars, Syrians and Yemenis notably affected. 607 more words

Evil cyclists

An article appeared in the Guardian on boxing day which I somehow missed and just read this morning. The author recounts a recent event where she was crossing the road on foot when a cyclist mowed her down, knocking her to the ground. 338 more words


Edmonton drivers beware, police making traffic enforcement a priority

EDMONTON – Edmonton’s police chief said there will be a renewed focus to keep city roads safe in 2016.

Close to 100 officers will be assigned to traffic enforcement, Rod Knecht said Friday morning. 78 more words


Fatalities related to occupational diseases rising in construction industry

Deaths while on the job in the construction industry has decreased over the last ten years, but work safety officials are saying these numbers are expected to increase due to a rise in occupational diseases. 273 more words