The Hazards and Dangers of Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are a common piece of equipment used on construction sites that allow workers to perform tasks at higher elevations, typically one or more stories up. Sometimes called “aerial lifts” scissor lifts are sort of a mobile scaffolding that can move from place to place, rather than the type that stays in place until…

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Wrong-Way Crashes a Serious Problem in Las Vegas

Wrong-way driving has become a serious issue as of late. According to 8 News Now, the Las Vegas valley has seen the highest increase in these types of crashes, and the main cause seems to be driving while impaired. Recently, there was a wrong-way crash on I-15 and Sloan that resulted in the death of…

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Child Entrapment Hazards in Residential Elevators

In January 2022, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) disclosed new efforts to eliminate in-home elevator hazards, especially those leading to fatal accidents. The most at-risk group is young children. In the summer of 2021, there were three cases where children became entrapped. In one case, a seven-year-old boy was fatally injured. There are…

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What Are the Leading Causes of Paralysis?

With superheroes enjoying a renaissance lately, you can’t have a conversation about caped crusaders without mentioning Christopher Reeve. Christopher Reeve was an American actor whose most renowned role was beloved crimefighter Superman. Although Reeve gained his biggest fame playing the Man of Steel, he would go on to star in other successful films later in…

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Why Computers May Handle Your Next Property Damage Claim

The nation’s second largest auto insurance company, GEICO, announced it would start using artificial intelligence (AI) in its auto claim and repair process. GEICO will use AI technology from a company named Tractable to review property damage estimates. GEICO promises quicker, more accurate estimates for its customers using AI and hopes to greatly speed up the claims process.    …

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