Playground Equipment May Be Dangerous to Children According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) some 200,000 children receive treatment in hospital emergency rooms nationwide each year for playground related injuries. Worse, approximately 15 children die as a result of playground injuries yearly. Typically, injuries … [Read more...] about Is Playground Equipment Dangerous to Your Children?
Ladder Accidents Injury Lawsuit. More than 500,000 people a year are treated for ladder-related injuries in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Of these 500,000 injuries approximately 300 people in the U.S. die from ladder related injuries annually. A large percentage of ladder injuries could … [Read more...] about Ladder Accidents
MRSA has been known to be Passed via Health Care Workers and Equipment. MRSA—Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—has long been known to be passed via health care workers and equipment and is best known for its ability to fight off the effects of a growing array of antibiotics. Now, Science Daily reports that a … [Read more...] about Hand Washing: the Best Way to Prevent MRSA
Dangers of Improperly Sterilized Equipment. Even though the Veterans Administration (VA) isn't saying much, it seems as if thousands of military veterans might have been exposed to dangerous, life-threatening pathogens from colonoscopies and endoscopies they underwent as long as five years ago. The Associated Press (AP) … [Read more...] about Vets Endangered by Improperly Sterilized Equipment