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OSHA strengthens reporting requirements for injuries

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated when an employer must notify the agency if an employee suffers a job-related hospital stay, amputation or loss of an eye.

The agency hopes the thousands of additional reports wi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Efforts aimed at reducing injuries in ND Oil Patch

September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Officials are working to reduce worker injuries and deaths in the western North Dakota Oil Patch, a goal they say will be easier to achieve as workers gain more experience and training. Continue Reading

Letter: Prevent dental and facial injuries

June 5, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Summer season is finally upon us, and with it comes the opportunity for outdoor activities, including recreational and organized sports. As a member of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Board and a practicing dentist in Worthington, I would like to remind parents and young athletes to play it safe as you suit up for those summer activities. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: More than a bump on the head

September 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

From 2000 to 2009, football sent about 50 young people to the ER with concussions, according to fascinating research conducted here in Grand Forks. Some 44 concussed hockey players got treated at Altru as well, as did about 44 bicyclists. Continue Reading

Crash causes injuries

June 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Multiple ambulances and the Worthington Police and Fire departments responded to a crash at the intersection of Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue at 2:24 p.m. Tuesday. Three people were transported via ambulance from the scene. Continue Reading

North Dakota’s safety polices on slim side

May 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The number of people who died from their injuries in North Dakota is on the high side among the states while the equivalent number in Minnesota is on the low side, according to a new national report that suggests safety policies may play a role in such differences. Continue Reading

Police chase in Moody County ends with crash, 3 injuries

March 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

TRENT (AP) Three people are listed in serious condition after a police chase in South Dakota’s Moody County that ended with a crash. Continue Reading

2 men hurt in Rapid City scaffolding fall

February 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Authorities say two men are seriously injured after the scaffolding they were working on in Rapid City fell. Continue Reading

Ohio school considers changes after steer attacks, injures instructor in meat processing class

February 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SHELBY, Ohio – Officials at a northern Ohio vocational school say a steer attacked a veteran instructor during a meat processing class, and students reacted quickly by closing a gate to block the animal and calling 911.
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NHL: Penguins say Sidney Crosby dealing with neck injury, not just concussion

January 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Pittsburgh Penguins confirmed Saturday that their franchise player was diagnosed with a neck injury more than a year after his career was derailed by a hit in the 2011 Winter Classic. It’s a development that raised more questions than it answered about Sidney Crosby, hockey’s most recognizable player.
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