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    Posts Tagged ‘safety’

  • Study finds electronic billboards could be safety hazard Monday, January 14, 2013 � by jg

    FairWarning.org: Advocates for outdoor advertisers counter by pointing to a study that remains unpublished because reviewers found its findings not believable.

  • With the Gulf covered in oil, Jeff Sessions now likes the idea of suing Wednesday, May 5, 2010 � by scott

    This morning, the dictionary has a new example for its definition of irony: U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions.

  • In another blow to Toyota, company pulls Lexus SUV from the market after Consumer Reports says vehicle is potentially dangerous Tuesday, April 13, 2010 � by eric

    The magazine’s “don’t buy” designation marks the first time since 2001 that it issues such a warning to consumers. Toyota responds in less than a day by ordering dealers to cease sales of the the SUV while it conducts further tests.

  • And the Toyota lawsuits winner is…Santa Ana! Friday, April 9, 2010 � by scott

    The more than 177 federal lawsuits filed against Toyota over sudden-acceleration problems will be consolidated and handled at the federal courthouse in Santa Ana, in California’s Orange County.

  • Patient safety 10 years after “To Err is Human” Monday, December 21, 2009 � by jg

    New York Times: Dr. Robert Wachter discusses progress that’s been made (and still hasn’t been made) in patient safety in the nation’s hospitals.

  • Patient safety lags, years after study shows 98,000 needless deaths Tuesday, December 8, 2009 � by jg

    It was ten years ago this month that the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies issued its landmark report, “To Err Is Human.” That report recommended a “four-tiered approach” for better hospital safety. Ten years later, experts say hospitals could be doing a lot better job of improving patient safety.

  • Toyota subject to new safety inquiry. Now, stalling is the issue Saturday, December 5, 2009 � by eric

    Several drivers have complained that their Matrix and Corollas inexplicably stall.