Monsanto’s Effort to Cover Up the Negative Effects of Glyphosate

In 2016, the Panama Papers were leaked to the world. These papers are a digital dossier containing crucial information on how the world’s richest people hide their money in offshore shell companies. This year, a similar chunk of data was leaked to journalists at the Süddeutsche Zeitung. The so-called Paradise Papers outline the activities of […]

What Constitutes a Defective Product?

There are few things more frustrating than experiencing harm because of a defective product. We, as consumers, put a lot of faith in the companies that sell us the commodities we want and need for our daily lives. Finding out that you (and others) were sold something that is defective, and therefore harmful, can lead […]

Scarring from a Burn

Scarring depends on the severity of the burn. Most first degree burns will hardly leave a scar, while some 2nd degree burns will leave a small one. When you get into 3rd degree burns and beyond, you can be sure that there will be scarring, the degree of scarring will depend on just how deep […]

A Broad Overview of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an incredibly dangerous gas, not only because of its deadly effects, but also due to its being virtually undetectable by the human sensory organs. After all, it is colorless and odorless. This type of gas emerges when any type of fossil fuel is burning. For this reason, it’s paramount that you […]

How You Can Help Improve Food Safety for Everyone

You’ve seen the recalls, restaurant closings, and stories about people getting sick. You know we have issues and you might be on edge every time you buy groceries or go out to eat. Moreover, you are probably wondering who is in charge of this stuff and why it keeps happening. Well, it is complicated and […]

National Safety Month is Here

Every day 107,000 injuries occur in the U.S. and the goal of National Safety Month is to reduce that number. Injury and death is a risk for everyone regardless of age, class, race, or location. So, this article is intended to raise awareness of the risk of serious injury and how to prevent it. Facts […]

Zombie Awareness Month: Basic Zombie Safety Tips

In celebration of Zombie Awareness Month, we bring you some basic safety tips for preparing for the zombie apocalypse. Gather Your Emergency Supplies Prepare for a complete breakdown of services. You’ll need supplies for sheltering in place as well as a kit for evacuation. Supplies you will need include: Fully stocked fist aid kit. Don’t […]

Have Kids Under 6? Don’t Allow Laundry Pods in Your Home

Laundry pod poisoning is so common and so dangerous that people with children under six years old are now advised to keep them out of the house entirely. A recent study found that more than there were more than 22,000 calls to poison control centers regarding children under the age of six exposed to laundry […]

Poka-Yoke is No Joke: Product Defects Hurting Business, Customers

Poka-yoke is a brilliant concept that protects businesses and consumers. It is a Japanese term for mistake-proofing. Poka-yoke aims to prevent foreseeable human error. The term is often used in manufacturing, but it applies to end-use products, too. For instance, your microwave oven will not start unless the door is closed. That’s poka-yoke. It protects […]