Category: safety

How to Create a Safe Construction Working Environment

When you’re working in a construction zone, accidents are bound to happen, although they need not be as frequent if you heed the proper advice. Construction accidents often result from negligence that can easily be remedied. Should an injury occur due to workplace negligence, get in touch with a Construction Accident Attorney in nearby Evansville, […]


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How to Interact With a Stranger’s Dog

People often take for granted the safety in petting a stranger’s dog. The fact of the matter is that while some dogs welcome being stroked from a new person, others may need a moment or two to be acquainted before fawning may commence. To ensure your safety be sure to follow these steps so as […]


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Summertime Means Water Safety

Do you remember the first time you were in the deep end of a swimming pool? Maybe you ventured into the deep end on your own, or maybe you were tossed in by a prankster (or well-meaning adult), but chances are that your first experience with deep water was a little scary. In terms of […]


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On Track for Safety: Avoiding Train Accidents

Every three hours, a person or vehicle in the United States is hit by a train. While some of these accidents occur at train crossings, a larger portion of fatalities occur when people or vehicles stray onto private railroad property. Walking the rails as a shortcut between Point A and Point B can be a […]


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Scooter Safety and Helmet Laws

On behalf of Gerling Law posted in on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Spend any time driving the streets of Evansville and you will most likely see at least one scooter sharing the road with you. Common and popular in cities around the country (and world), scooters are an inexpensive alternative form of transportation – small, […]


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Summer Vacation Safety is a High Priority

On behalf of Gerling Law posted in on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Summer Vacation is finally here! School is out, the days are long and sunny, and we are all on a different schedule than the one we keep the other nine months of the year. Summertime is prime time for travel for a lot […]


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Being Safe on the Road: Motorcycle Edition

Most of us know someone who lives for “wind therapy” – that feeling of freedom that comes with riding a motorcycle. Maybe YOU are that someone. Spring and summer are by far the most popular seasons for motorcyclists, especially for those with a bike gathering dust in the garage all winter long. Not surprisingly, nearly […]


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Scooter Safety and Helmet Laws

Spend any time driving the streets of Evansville and you will most likely see at least one scooter sharing the road with you. Common and popular in cities around the country (and world), scooters are an inexpensive alternative form of transportation – small, light, and economical. For individuals who choose not to take on the […]


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Swimming Pool Water Quality, Health, and Safety

It’s bad enough to be sick in the winter when the weather is uncooperative, but to be ill in the summertime when you really want to be out enjoying the sunshine seems especially unfair. Yes, illness can strike at any time, and sometimes its source is the thing you least expect. After a day of […]


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Bike Helmets and Safety

Bicycle Helmets Provide Safety in Close Calls Imagine you’re enjoying a leisurely bike ride one afternoon, when a pickup truck passes so closely by you that its mirror strikes your upper arm. The impact causes you to wobble but isn’t strong enough to knock you off your bike, and the truck drives away. Though you’re […]


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