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Helping Volunteers to Supply Care at the End of Life

Western medicine can do miraculous things, but sometimes, an illness or serious health condition can’t be fixed. While family members do all they can to make a loved one comfortable, it’s a difficult time for everyone—a time when support and […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Fisher House Provides a Place for Military Families to Stay

Being in the hospital is no fun for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for returning veterans and active duty military personnel, especially if they have to undergo extensive treatment. Their families, too, often face a number of challenges, […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Helps Send a Little Sweetness to a Sick Child

When your child is sick, everything else in life fades into the background. Professional Tracy Quisenberry, once a Tax Director for Marriott International, came to know that feeling well. Her son was born prematurely, and continued to suffer from health […]

Eric T. Chaffin

New Guidelines Released for the Safe Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are no longer in the realm of science fiction. In September 2016, Uber put four self-driving cars on the road in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in a real-world test unprecedented in the United States. Uber loyal customers had the choice […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Plastics Company Fails to Protect Employees from Machine Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Liqui-Box manufacturers, a liquid packaging solutions based in Richmond, Virginia, with three serious and one other-than-serious safety violation. The administration investigated the company’s Toledo area office after receiving a complaint of […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Illinois Roofing Company Cited 19 Times for Fall Hazard Violations

Barringer Brothers Roofing, headquartered in Belleville, Illinois, was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to provide fall protection for employees at a construction job site in Glen Carbon. This isn’t the first time the […]

Eric T. Chaffin

AFL-CIO Report Casts Spotlight on Dangerous Oil & Gas Industry

In April 2016, the AFL-CIO released their 25th edition of Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect. This national and state-by-state profile of worker safety and health in the U.S. shows the state of health protections for American workers. […]

Eric T. Chaffin

OSHA Cites Massachusetts Company for Failing to Prevent Construction Falls

Workplace injuries are often preventable. According to the National Safety Council, each year, safety injuries at work result in unnecessary pain, suffering, and time off work. The most common workplace injuries include being struck by an object, overexertion, and falls. […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Paralympian Gold Medalist Stephani Victor to Speak at Taylor Allderdice to Help End Distracted Driving

WHAT: Juniors and seniors at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School will be given a dose of reality Wednesday when it comes to the dangers of distracted driving. In observation of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April, Paralympian Stephani Victor, the spokesperson […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Paralympian Stephani Victor and Oak Glen Grad Eric Chaffin Bring Home Dynamic Message to End Distracted Driving

WHAT: The statistics are grim: motor vehicle accidents caused by distracted driving kill thousands of people and have injured more than 387,000. Texting, talking on a cell phone, and other distractions put everyone at risk – especially young drivers who […]