How to keep kids safe this Halloween

As you're planning this year's Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating plans, take a moment to think about safety for your children and yourself. The Washington State Department of Health offers a number of tips for staying safe on Halloween. Here are... (...)

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Report shows workers’ compensation programs are failing employees

Many Americans get hurt on the job and after their benefits run out they have nowhere to go. With a lack of federal oversight many state run workers' compensation programs are failing their injured and sick employees. A new report... (...)

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Driving has gotten more dangerous. Here’s what you can do.

When people think of dangerous activities in their own lives, they often think of special events. They worry about the chance of an airplane crash during travel or the risk of injury when a friend dares them to go skydiving.... (...)

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Injured at work? Take these steps.

Getting hurt at work can be a very scary experience. After an injury, you might worry about how you will afford the medical bills, or about what will happen if you need to take time off work to recover. Thankfully,... (...)

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What you need to know about kids and dog bites

Now that summer is here, kids are going to be spending a lot more time playing in parks and in friend's yards. Spending time outside can also mean spending time around dogs. It is important to remember that under the... (...)

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Thinking beyond workers’ compensation

Workers' compensation was designed to cover medical expenses and compensate you for missed work if you are injured on the job. You have probably heard of workers' compensation, and it's likely that your boss has told you exactly what to... (...)

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