Are we missing the near misses in the OR?—underreporting of safety incidents in pediatric surgery

ABSTRACT Background Electronic hospital variance reporting systems used to report near misses and adverse events are plagued by underreporting. The …Are we missing the near misses in the OR?—underreporting of safety incidents in pediatric surgery

FDC Foundation – Naked Wines – Napa Valley Fire Department – Fire Department Coffee

The Napa Valley Fire Department has stood as an essential pillar of its community for more than 125 years. Their motto is: “Always Here, Always Ready, Serving You, with Pride and Excellence.”  Napa Valley firefighters live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of our country, and yet they face the same challenges … Continue reading FDC Foundation – Naked Wines – Napa Valley Fire Department – Fire Department Coffee

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Last week: Three killed in trench collapses, Ohio public employee (with no OSHA coverage) dies in wastewater treatment plant, firefighter crushed in …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

Two construction workers were killed in a trench collapse Friday in St. Paul, Minnesota. The workers were identified as Bob Brandtjen and 66 year old…2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

Life and Death on the Power Plant Lake

Revised 6/18/2022 Originally posted on August 18, 2012: I have just finished watching the movie “Godfather II” with my son.  Toward the end of the …Life and Death on the Power Plant Lake

Heat Illness – Case Studies | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The following heat-related case studies are the result of from OSHA enforcement investigations. Some identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of workers and employers — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat-exposure/case-studies

Back Forty: How to protect farmworkers from heat-related kidney disease | Food and Environment Reporting Network

Back Forty will bring you periodic reviews, interviews and reporter insights about the stories they wrote. You can subscribe here or below. — Read on thefern.org/blog_posts/back-forty-how-to-protect-farmworkers-from-heat-related-kidney-disease/

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. Over 20 times as many die from …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

We Need to Improve Indoor Air Quality: Here’s How and Why – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-need-to-improve-indoor-air-quality-here-rsquo-s-how-and-why/

Universal Health Care Could Have Saved More Than 330,000 U.S. Lives during COVID – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/universal-health-care-could-have-saved-more-than-330-000-u-s-lives-during-covid/

ICAM, construction investigations, and false dawns – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

“Do an ICAM” is probably one of the most ubiquitous terms when working in construction. It’s almost like Newton’s unknown law of construction work that an ICAM be performed for a serious or serious potential event. So how well do construction ICAM investigations align with systems thinking principles? How often do ICAMs evaluate upstream and… … Continue reading ICAM, construction investigations, and false dawns – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

Three Weeks Ago I Killed My Brother

I was always puzzled when people worried about “Big Brother watching them” I would always say, “What’s the big deal, when my big brother watched me …Three Weeks Ago I Killed My Brother