Safety

  • Electric Vehicle Crashes – St. Louis Car Crash Lawyers

    …. It is important to keep electric vehicles in good shape. Regular maintenance tasks should be taken up to take care of their electric motors and batteries. This should be done by qualified persons to prevent electric shocks and injuries. Injured in an accident with an electric car? Get in touch with a St. Louis car crash lawyer. Call The Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. 24/7 at (314) 361-4242 for a FREE case evaluation. Contact Us …

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  • Smooth Sailing for Safe Salem Marina

    … in their present location. The Marina also proposed to widen the entrance to the marina, which would provide better access including for emergency vehicles. On appeal, Furlong argued that the safety concerns relied on by the Land Court in upholding the variance do not constitute a hardship under the statute. The Appeals Court began by noting…

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  • Takata’s Latest Airbag Recall is Largest Auto Safety Defect

    … After recalling over 24 million cars so far, Takata is issuing another recall for air bags, making it the largest recall in our history. This week, Takata announced an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall another 25 to 40 million air bag inflators. That means 25 to 40 million cars. The recall…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 32 readers -
  • Attorney Lee Livingston Speaks About Patient Safety

    … Feb. 3, 2016 — MichieHamlett Attorney Lee Livingston knows a lot about Patient Safety. Not only has he worked for more than 20 years helping people who have been harmed by the negligence of others, he was named Charlottesville’s personal injury lawyer of the year in 2014. Lee recently shot a public service announcement with NBC29 that brings up…

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  • FDA Creates Office of Dietary Supplement Programs…Finally

    … of 2015 the FDA recalled six dietary supplement products and sent out at least seven warning letters. “ODSP will continue to work with FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research to help remove from the market products falsely labeled as dietary supplements that contain potentially harmful pharmaceutical agents, enforce the dietary supplement good…

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  • The E-cigarette Movement – A Safe Alternative?

    … By Greg Webb, Jan. 13, 2016 The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, was created in 2003 and has been manufactured in the US since 2007. The controversy over this new, ‘not really a cigarette’ product has never lessened. In fact it is intensifying as more evidence is revealed and the number of children and teens using the e-cigs increases…

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  • Drones Update: FAA Announces Mandatory Registration

    … about UAS safety. There will be private businesses that will also see to educate and train new drone users. For example, Brent Klavon runs Aviation System Engineering Company, a business providing ‘manned and unmanned systems solutions.’ He will be holding two special events, on December 18, 2015 and January 5, 2016, in Jacksonville, FL to help…

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  • Holiday Fire Safety Tips

    … electrical sockets. Electrical Cords Check electrical cords often and replace them if they’re cracked or damaged. Don’t overload extension cords — it can create an electrical fire. Candles Flameless candles look and smell like the real thing. December is the peak time of year for home candle fires. More than half of home candle fires…

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  • Are Your Tires Safe? Finding a Safer Way to Track Vehicle Tire Recalls

    … deaths every year attributed to defective tires. The report goes on to say that only one in five defective tires are pulled from the road after a recall has been announced. More than half of all recalled tires are still out there on the highway. There is currently no requirement that tire dealers register tires with the manufacturer. Tracking…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
  • Nissan Expands Safety Recall of Models with Fuel Leaks

    … possible fuel leaks. Last month Nissan expanded the recall recall after further testing found other models with the same issue. The company has also recalled some 2014 to 2016 Teana sedans made in Russia. In a crash, according to Nissan documentation, fuel could leak from a seal between the gas tank and the fuel sending unit. The leak could cause…

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  • Trinity Industries Continues to Maintain its ET-Plus Guardrails Are Safe

    … a spear instead of collapsing and absorbing crash energy. When this story broke in 2012, Trinity said its product was safe, claiming the failure to notify federal regulators was ‘inadvertently omitted’. ABC News reported Trinity as saying that each accident has its own unique circumstances and that its product has a proven record of safety…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 21 readers -
  • Vehicle Safety Watchlist – Funded by Family Who Won GM Lawsuit – Targets Ford Focus

    ….” (nbcnews.com, 09-08-15) If you own a 2012 Ford Focus and have experienced a power steering problem, you can report it by contacting NHTSA online at https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq; or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590; or by phone at (888) 327-4236. NBC News The post Vehicle Safety Watchlist – Funded by Family Who Won GM Lawsuit – Targets Ford Focus appeared first on MichieHamlett. …

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  • Unfriendly Skies – Recreational Drone Usage Creating Problems

    … Airport. Drone use has become popular so quickly that the FAA has not had time to craft appropriate safety rules for their usage. The Consumer Electronics Association estimates 700,000 new remote-controlled aircraft will be sold in the US in 2015, a 63 percent increase from 2014. The dangers of drone use come into sharp focus when you consider…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
  • Is Teen E-cigarette Use a Gateway for Tobacco Cigarettes?

    …, or that they are not invincible and that bad stuff (e.g., cancer) happens not only to “other people”, but us. Additionally, nicotine, the most addictive ingredient of e-cigarettes, will grease the skids towards tobacco cigarettes. It’s the old “camel’s nose under the tent. . .” argument. Or the proverbial slippery slope. Smoking e-cigarettes exposes kids…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
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