Bullying continues to be a serious problem encountered in schools and neighborhoods; and impacts individuals, families, and communities. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention considers bullying as a major health problem, and operationally defined bullying among the youth as any unwanted aggressive behavior(s) by another youth or group of youths who are not siblings or current dating partners that involves an observed or perceived power imbalance and is repeated multiple times or is highly likely to be repeated. Bullying can either be direct or indirect, and can.
In a vehicular accident, three primary things are taken into consideration when analyzing the situation or filing a case: the driver, the roadway, and the vehicle. Investigators concluded that 75% of all accidents are due to driver failure, 15% to highway or road deficiencies, and 10% to vehicular malfunctions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 57% of motorcycle accidents happen in urban areas, while the remaining 43% occur in rural areas. A percentage of road accidents are caused by poor signs and signals on the.
We have all seen someone pull a prank at some point in our lives. A search on Youtube will pull up millions of it. We may even have pulled a few ourselves. Pranks can range from covering someone’s mouse sensor with a piece of tape to pretending to shoot someone to scare a passing pedestrian. Sometimes, however, even innocent pranks can go very wrong and could result in injury or sometimes even death. Most funny pranks start out innocently; however, the act of carrying out the prank may.
When looking for a bike, whether it be a mountain bike or a road bike, there are certain things you need to consider. Take into account your budget, the terrain you will be biking over, and the kind of bike that will fit your needs. Most importantly, regardless of the type of bike you may end up purchasing, you’ll need to pay special attention to the bike components. When purchasing a bicycle, you’ll need to check the frame to make sure that the size and weight fit you.
Whether it is a month-long backpacking tour in Europe or a 12-day trip in Japan, what we mostly have in mind when planning a trip are the itinerary, budget, and the checklist of things to bring. However, what most people usually overlook is preparing for possible injuries and untoward incidents while traveling. It may seem like a bit of a buzzkill to think about accidents while planning a trip, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. Below are some of the most common injuries while traveling: Traffic Accidents..
One of the first skills most children learn is how to ride a bike. Countless hours of enjoyment amid scrapes and bruises easily form some of our more unforgettable memories. Nowadays, however, biking is more than just for fun. Benefits and Risks We have touched on the increasing popularity of biking in the recent years in our previous article. Biking to work, a form of active commuting, can be economical. It can help you save on fuel and vehicle maintenance expenditures which on average can cost over $8,000.
Accidents and unintentional injuries are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Being awake and alert is one key factor to avoid such unfortunate incidents. Unfortunately, 50-70 million adults in the US have a sleep disorder, with insomnia as the most common. Thirty percent reported having short-term insomnia, while 10% had the chronic kind. Insomnia is the perception or complaint of poor-quality or insufficient sleep, which is due to a number of factors such as difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep, waking up too early.
Companies are responsible for the health and safety of their employees. Injuries and illnesses caused by work-related stress must be thoroughly investigated in order for the employee to be sufficiently compensated for their ordeal. But, what if the law, unfortunately, gets in the way of justice? A perfect example is the story of Maria Franco Perez who tried to sue her former employer, Bell South Telecommunications in 2014 for the high level of work stress that caused her to give birth 20 weeks early. Franco was at a.
Bicycling, biking, or pedal cycling has substantially increased in popularity over the last decade, and biking has become a go-to transportation means for a number of Americans for both economic and health reasons. In 2016, about 12.4% of Americans or around 66.5 million rode their bicycles on a regular basis. The number significantly increased between 2012 and 2014. One challenge faced by the public today is the growing number of fatalities involving cyclists, particularly those who are under the influence of alcohol. According to the Centers for Disease.
The preliminary estimates of the National Safety Council show that motor vehicle accidents claimed 40,000 lives in 2017, and about 4.57 million people were injured and needed medical attention in vehicular crashes. Car accidents are among the leading causes of injury and death to children in the United States, which warrants a serious look at the safety and effectiveness of car seats that parents use. Infant car seats are designed to provide babies safety and protection while on the road. However, there are cases in which the car.