Caught-between construction accidents on the rise, warns report

Caught-between construction accidents on the rise, warns report

Many types of accidents that can occur at construction sites, such as falls from scaffolding or injuries due to malfunctioning equipment. However, a recent report noted that caught-between or caught-in incidents were on the rise in the construction industry. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), 275 construction workers died due to …

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Man files slip and fall lawsuit against Joliet YMCA

Man files slip and fall lawsuit against Joliet YMCA

Slip and fall accidents often result in serious injuries and considerable medical expenses for the victim. In some cases, it may be possible to take legal action in order to pursue compensation for pain and suffering, lost earnings and more. In a recent case, a man sued the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Joliet, …

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OSHA cites pallet maker after workers fall sick from carbon monoxide

OSHA cites pallet maker after workers fall sick from carbon monoxide

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a pallet manufacturer based in Genoa, Illinois, after the company exposed 10 workers to hazardous levels of carbon monoxide. Cleary Pallet Sales Inc. now faces potential penalties of more than $215,000. Department officials investigated the workplace in January this year. They discovered that workers encountered almost 10 …

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Illinois driver arrested for DUI after pedestrian death

Illinois driver arrested for DUI after pedestrian death

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a car while he was walking near an intersection in Irving, Illinois. The driver was arrested and taken to Montgomery County Jail on aggravated driving under the influence and other charges. Authorities identified the pedestrian as Michael S. Adams, 51, and pronounced him dead at the crash …

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Illinois man accuses Red Lobster restaurant of unsafe premises

Illinois man accuses Red Lobster restaurant of unsafe premises

A man filed a lawsuit against Red Lobster in Joliet, Illinois after he tripped over a push broom inside the restaurant. He claimed he suffered “severe and permanent injuries” due to the accident. James Pruitt had visited the eatery in May 2016. He allegedly tripped over the broom and fell while following a host who …

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Dog Bite Claims Are on the Rise in Illinois

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the increasing incidents involving dog bites in the state of Illinois. https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/www.briskmanandbriskman.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/bbg-podcast-july-30-2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Illinois issues hundreds of tickets amid crackdown on distracted driving

Naperville Police issued nearly 350 tickets for distracted driving in April as part of Illinois’ efforts to improve safety on the road. The state participated in various campaigns during Distracted Driving Awareness Month to decrease the number of motor vehicle accidents that occur due to texting, talking on cellphones and other actions considered to be …

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OSHA probes Chicago laundry worker’s death in workplace accident

OSHA probes Chicago laundry worker’s death in workplace accident

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating Eco Direct Laundry and Cleaners after one of its workers was killed in a machinery-related accident. The business is based in Niles, Illinois. Police said Pascual Gonzalez-Hernandez, 42, died after getting trapped between a dryer and a laundry conveyer system. Surveillance video showed he was working …

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Report warns of rise in recalls of dangerous children’s products

Report warns of rise in recalls of dangerous children’s products

The number of injuries and fatalities caused by children’s products decreased in 2017, according to a consumer advocacy group based in Chicago, Illinois. However, a spike in the number of items that were recalled suggests companies need to do more to improve safety. Kids in Danger, a consumer safety group, recently released a report that …

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