Archives for September 2016

Agriculture Fatalities Largest in State of Iowa

As harvest season nears, it’s important to know that agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at high-risk for nonfatal and fatal injuries while on the job. Though a national occupational safety and health agenda for the agricultural production industry has been established as part of the National Occupational Research Agenda process, agriculture […]

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Force of train hitting car compared to car crushing soda can

According to the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis, in 2015 there were 2,059 train crossing incidents reported nationally, resulting in 244 deaths and 967 injuries. These accidents are a deadly and too common occurrence. The organization Operation Lifesaver offers a grim statistic, estimating that a motorist is 20 times more likely to die […]

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