Entries by Krista Schriml

Pennsylvania Pedestrian Accident Statistics

In 2013, the most recent year for which there are national statistics, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 4,735 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes on public highways and more than 66,000 were injured. This works out to approximately one pedestrian killed every two hours and one injured every eight minutes. Out […]

OHS Recommends Procedures to Reduce Slip and Fall Incidents

According to a recently-released article from Occupational Health & Safety (OHS), most slip and fall accidents are due to problems with the walking surface. Improper cleaning over long periods of time can lead to floors that are dangerously lacking in traction and more prone to causing serious injuries. Use Proper Cleaning Techniques According to OHS, […]

Carnegie Mellon leading the way in self-driving cars

Pennsylvania is at center stage of the driver-less car revolution, with Carnegie Mellon University leading the way in self-driving vehicle research. It’s an exciting time, and we help answer some common questions about how these machines operate and more importantly, if there are safety advantages that could decrease the number of Pennsylvania auto accidents each year. […]