Adults often have fond memories of the playground days of youth — hanging upside down from monkey bars, swinging high on a fine summer afternoon or even warily eyeing the distance to the ground before whooshing down the “big slide.” But despite the joys in remembering simpler times, playgrounds were and remain fairly dangerous to
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Many people move to walking to work rather than taking public transportation once the weather warms up. While the walk can be an upbeat start to a work day, it can also be excessively dangerous in a busy city if drivers are not more aware of the increased number of people walking and riding to
San Francisco is one of America’s most beautiful and cultural cities, but it has its downsides, as all cities do. Traffic congestion, coupled with frequent foggy conditions, make driving in and around the Bay Area not for the faint of heart. While rush hour definitely is the most congested time of day, traffic never really
Coming in first place is not always a good thing. Unfortunately, a recent study ranked California as the number one state in the U.S. for pedestrian deaths. According to an article from SFGATE, pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high nationwide. While California actually saw a decrease in fatal pedestrian accidents during the first half of
Did you know that falling from heights is the leading cause of death in the construction industry? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls accounted for nearly 40 percent of construction worker fatalities in 2015. It is more than reasonable to assume that many others suffered serious personal injury due to falling.