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Wheelchair Footrests & Leg Rests

By Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, HEM
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Leg supports, including footrests and leg rests, are an integral part of safe and efficient transportation when using a wheelchair. In this article, health care expert and occupational therapist, Dr.…

Gym Class Injuries: Physical Education & Student Safety

By Joseph A. Blackman
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Planning for injury prevention, student safety, and emergency response is necessary for properly conducting a physical education class. This article addresses best practices in the form of a safe…

SCUBA & Snorkeling Instruction

By Brett Scott Galambos, MSDI, M.Ed.
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SCUBA and snorkeling can be reasonably safe when properly supervised and directed in accordance with the World Recreational SCUBA Training Council standards. In this article, SCUBA and snorkeling…

Tractor Trailer Underride Investigations

By Christopher D. Roche
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In this article, vehicle engineer Christopher Roche provides an overview of heavy truck underride incidents. His discussion includes a description of underride events, why they occur, relevant US…

Elevator Jolting

By Michael Vallone, C.E.I.
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Elevator experts are often contacted about an elevator “jolting.” Jolting is a term used by plaintiffs for a variety of ride quality issues that are experienced while riding an elevator.…

Injuries in Weightlifting & Fitness Facilities

By David Ester
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Weightlifting and fitness facilities are designed to promote fitness and health, but they are not without their share of risks. In this article, David Ester explores common causes of injury in these…

Intro to Vehicle Crashworthiness

By Christopher D. Roche
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Vehicle crashes occur for countless reasons, and thankfully most do not result in substantial injury. When functioning properly, modern vehicle safety systems allow occupants to walk away from crashes…

Forensic Handwriting Analysis

By Mark Songer, M.S.F.S.
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  In this article, the forensic document examiners at Robson Forensic introduce the science of forensic handwriting analysis. They discuss the steps that a forensic document…

Recreational Trailer Towing

By Steven K. Malek
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In this article, Automotive Engineer & Vehicle Towing Expert, Steven Malek, addresses several questions and best demonstrated practices for safe trailer towing. Intro to Towing Boats, Campers, and…

Safely Navigating Winter Driving Conditions

By Steven K. Malek
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In this article, automotive engineer Steven Malek provides a number of suggestions for improving driving safety in winter conditions. Safety Tips on Winter Driving from an Automotive Engineer Winter…

Bar Receipts in Liquor Liability Disputes

By Paul Romanos, Jr.
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Sales receipts can be incredibly insightful in liquor liability/dram shop disputes. This article discusses bar receipts from the perspective of a dram shop expert dissecting a receipt, discovery tips…

Palliative & Hospice Care

By Rebekah Price, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
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Forensic casework involving hospice and palliative care will often require some clarification on the bounds and overlapping nature of these medical specialties. This article provides legal…

Home Care Aides

By Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, HEM
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Home care needs and services are increasing as individuals with disabilities are consistently receiving services in a manner that allows them to remain in their home. This article explores aspects of…

Bed Bug Infestations in Care Facilities

By Rebekah Price, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C & Kenyon Conklin, VMD & Diane Trainor, Ph.D., CHCM
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This article discusses the standard of care for bed bug detection, bed bug bite treatment, and bed bug elimination, particularly for facilities that care for special populations. Bed Bug Infestations…

Investigating Patient Lift Injuries

By Christian H. Mongrain, PT, DPT, HEM & Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, HEM
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  In this article, health care experts Dr. Christian Mongrain and Dr. Joseph Muniak discuss medical patient lift investigations. The discussion includes a description of why medical…

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