Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Do bike helmet laws work?

An interesting paper was recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effects of bicycle helmet laws on children’s injuries. The results found that while “helmet laws are associated with reductions in bicycle-related head injuries among children, […] the observed reduction in bicycle-related head injuries may be due to reductions in bicycle […]

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BP’s (un)Safety Record

The Center for Public Integrity posted an article a couple weeks back detailing how in the past three years BP has accounted for 97% of all flagrant violations found in the refining industry, most of them being “willful citations.” The chart below, also found in the article, has it all laid out:

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