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OSHA details inspection priorities for 2014

Posted on March 7, 2014 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (2)

By Emily Clark, Safety Editor

On February 26, Occupational Safety and Health Administration also known as OSHA released its annual inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting Program (SST). Will your establishment be the target of one of these inspections? Keep reading to find out.




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Safety group: Traffic deaths up 3 percent, costing you$730 a year

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Citing a rise intraffic deaths in 2012, a watchdog group urged states this week to strengthenlaws that protect drivers and their passengers.

Advocates for Highway and AutoSafety (AHAS), which has prodded federal and state lawmakers to make roads lessdangerous since 1989, said 33,561 people died on highways in 2012. That's a 3.3percent jump over 2011. The 2012...

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Illinois Auto Insurance Minimums

Posted on February 14, 2014 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Illinois requires licensed drivers to have vehicle liability insurance.

The minimums you must have are: 


  • $20,000 - injury or death of one person in an accident.
  • $40,000 - injury or d...
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Federal Safety Agency Says 22 Million Vehicles Were Recalled in 2013

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)



The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is out with its list of the top 10 recalled vehicles in 2013 and Toyota has topped the list for the second year in a row. According to a news report in The New York Times, cars and trucks from Toyota and its Lexus brand were among the almost 22 million vehicles recalled last year in 632 actions. In 2012, 16.4 million vehicles were recalled in 581 actions. The recall numbers in...

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5 misunderstood auto insurance policy terms

Posted on February 12, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Deciding which types of autoinsurance coverage to purchase and how much coverage you need is sometimesdriven by state insurance requirements or by your lender. While it may behelpful to know what mandated car insurance coverage you need to buy, you maystill be mystified by some of the coverage you're purchasing.

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Intersection Car Accidents

Posted on February 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

More than 35 percent of all motorvehicle accidents occur at intersections, according to the National HighwayTraffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In fact, the NHTSA reports that: 

While only about 3 percent of intersection car accidents are primarily caused by poor weather conditions and/or vehicle equipment failures, more t...

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