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Preventing Concussions in Sports

Preventing Concussions in Sports

May 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.

The School of Hard Knocks

The School of Hard Knocks

July 24, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Do you have a bike-mad friend, colleague or family member who refuses to wear a bike helmet? Bike helmets help to significantly reduce the risk or brain injury or death in cycling accidents. To knock some sense into yourself or your nearest and dearest, take a look at this cycling safety infographic from Hugh James Solicitors and forward it on to all of the cyclists in your life.

The Hidden Dangers of Working in the Food Industry

The Hidden Dangers of Working in the Food Industry

January 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic takes a look at the the dangers that come with working in the food industry. From razor-sharp knives to 700 degree ovens, your favorite restaurant is more dangerous than you might think.

The Seven Perils Of Being Santa

The Seven Perils Of Being Santa

December 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Some may say that only working one day a year is easy, however this may not be the case for poor old Santa Claus this Christmas Eve. With all the rushing around trying to deliver all the presents in time for Christmas morning it seems that Santa Claus may not be taking health and safety into consideration. With all the slippery roofs, open flames and hazardous Christmas tree lights Santa actually has a rather dangerous job. First4Lawyers has created the following infographic to look at the seven perils of being Santa this festive season.

Cheerleaders Fly High And So Do Their Risks

Cheerleaders Fly High And So Do Their Risks

December 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Last year, nearly 37,000 cheerleaders visited the emergency room! Cheerleaders suffer more direct catastrophic injuries after football than track, baseball, wrestling, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and gymnastics. This infographic from Globe Life illustrates the dangers cheerleaders are exposed to, and why being categorized as a sport is important.

Unintentional Injury Deaths

Unintentional Injury Deaths

December 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In 2010, 118,043 people died as a result of an unintentional injury, making it the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Get the facts and learn how you can protect yourself from personal injury in the following infographic from Total Injury.

What Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports and Injury

What Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports and Injury

December 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Letting your kids play sports isn’t just a matter of dropping them off at the field. It’s important to consider safety issues; the potential for injury is not a matter to overlook. In this infographic from Total Injury, you will learn about the types of injuries that children suffer from in youth sports.

The Probability of Unusual Accidents

The Probability of Unusual Accidents

November 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Many people fear falling from high places, getting into a car wreck or being the victim of another tragic accident. People also fear less common events, like getting struck by lightning. What are the odds that occurrences like that would happen? What are the chances that you’ll die from some of these unusual types of accidents? This infographic by Total Injury takes a look at a few of them.

Treating and Preventing Concussions

May 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Here we have an interactive presentation from AmeriHealth that includes a description of concussions, appropriate treatment scenarios, different levels of concussion severity, high school injuries, prevention, and other safety measures. Click on the graphic below to explore the actual interactive version.

Are Mobile Devices Destroying Your Body?

Are Mobile Devices Destroying Your Body?

February 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Mobile technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. However, what most people fail to consider is the potential harm mobile devices can cause to the body. This infographic looks at some of the common problems associated with heavy use of mobile technology.