A Canadian company with a manufacturing plant in North Jackson, west of Youngstown, has been cited for several safety violations following a fatal equipment accident that occurred last October.
New safety guidelines proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation for Ohio drivers and their peers across the country will serve "to balance the innovation consumers want with the safety we all need," says DOT Secretary Ray LaHood.
As summer nears, traffic safety experts in Ohio and across the country know that rollover truck accidents become an increased risk on roads and highways.
When people think of workplace injuries, their minds are often understandably drawn to on-the-job accidents that occur in stationary work places, such as offices, factories, retail establishments and similar sites.
Never heard of the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU)? Chances are that most Ohioans haven't, although a number of state teens and other young people might be gaining some close-up familiarity with that body within the next couple months.
Car maker Hyundai is having persistent and nagging problems with a safety-related issue in millions of its vehicle that engineers have made repeated and unsuccessful attempts to fix.
Red-light traffic cameras just rub some people the wrong way in Ohio and elsewhere across the country.
The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) is the nation's watchdog safety agency overseeing businesses and industries across the country. Charged by a congressional mandate to promote workers' safety in Ohio and every other state through safety inspections, guidance to employers, safety rules and regulations, and punitive enforcement when necessary, OSHA has both fans and harsh critics.
Most readers will likely remember all too well the fallout suffered by Toyota Motor Corporation in recent years relating to so-called sudden acceleration problems affecting many of its vehicles. Widespread personal injury and wrongful death litigation resulted from the claims of thousands of motorists that their vehicles sped up summarily and without warning.