Latino construction workers sustain more injuries than other workers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Latinos will make up nearly 20 percent of the entire labor force in this country by 2020. According to a study published in February, Hispanic workers suffer much higher rates of injuries and deaths at the workplace than their non-Hispanic coworkers.The research also studied the difference between foreign- […]

Crash-avoidance systems may soon come standard in new cars

Federal safety officials say newly developed crash-avoidance technologies could prevent more than half a million car accidents each year in the United States, saving an estimated 1,000 lives annually. Representatives of the Obama administration say they are working on a proposal that would require these systems to be installed in all new cars in the […]