The Top Three Leading Accident Exposure Areas On-the-job accidents can happen anywhere at any time. Exposures to risk vary depending on many factors. This article describes the three most common areas of exposure that lead to workplace accidents—manual material handling, falls, and motor vehicle accidents—and offers recommendations on how to minimize employees’ exposure to these risks.
Texting While Driving Poses Same Dangers as Drunken Driving The dangers of driving while intoxicated are well documented. Alcohol plays a role in approximately 39 percent of vehicle-related deaths in the United States each year. However, there is another habit that is just as dangerous if not more—texting while driving—and it is happening in Louisiana despite a law making it illegal.