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School bus collision team training (SBCIT) is the most efficient, least costly and most appropriate training that can be provided to school bus collision investigation teams. Training must be proactive to prepare for the next school bus collision event that happens in your school district. SBCI Training is also just-intime while teams are at the collision site and need immediate reporting solutions.
The Police Accident Report (PAR) is not enough for an effective school district defense. Assum-ing that the PAR is sufficient for a strong defense in court may not be valid for a variety of reasons. The school district is left with a poor defense against unfavorable litigation, and the high costs and a significant impact to district taxpayers when self-insured districts must pay for out of court settlements.
No two school bus and other vehicle collisions are exactly alike. Collisions appearing to be same have different drivers (Ds), different vehicles (Vs) and different environmental conditions (Es) present that may change one collision outcome to another.
Golf cart accident frequency has increased dramatically over the last 20 years. A study by Watson, Mehan, Smith, and McKenzie (Golf Cart-Related Injuries in the U.S., American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 2008) of NEISS data found 147,696 people were treated in emergency rooms for golf cart accidents between 1990 and 2006.
Many highway traffic accidents occur as a result of sudden tire failures. One particular kind of tire failure is called tread separation, and it can be especially dangerous in some circumstances. This kind of failure involves the outer steel belt layer of the tire peeling away violently, often without causing the tire to go flat.
The safety of children is of the utmost concern to school board members, administrators, and teachers. Accidents do happen, of course, but you must do everything you can to make sure that the students in your care are not hurt.
The plaintiff was injured when he was struck by a forklift at the end of his workday as he was on his way to a restaurant. He walked up a set of steps onto a public platform and angled to his left in the direction of the restaurant.
The plaintiff, an employee (housekeeper) of XYZ Co. tripped over a sack of concrete mix while taking out garbage during the second shift. The injuries were severe enough to prevent the employee from ever returning to her job or any job.
Analysis of a case where the plaintiff was injured when he fell approximately fifteen feet while attempting to remove temporary light fixtures. He fell from an elevated mezzanine at a construction project and landed on a concrete floor. The plaintiff was walking in an unauthorized area, referred to as the Controlled Access Zone (CAZ), to all employees the defendant who was placing floor grid pieces in place from underneath with the aid of a scissor man lift.
Analysis of a case where the contracted scaffolding crew came on in the evening to remove the scaffolding from a ten story boiler of a southern paper mill that they had installed at the beginning of a scheduled outage. The boiler tubes had been inspected and the management of the mill gave the order to remove the scaffolding and prepare for startup.