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Abrazo recognized for patient safety

Michele Finney, Market CEO for Abrazo Health.

Abrazo Health’s Arrowhead, Maryvale, Paradise Valley and West Valley hospitals received top grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2014 Safety Score, representing the hospitals’ continued commitment to delivering safe, high-quality healthcare services. The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information they can use to make healthcare decisions for… Read More →

Report: Arizona is 7th Least Safest State


With June being National Safety Month,the personal finance social media network WalletHub decided to follow up on its analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst Cities for Families with an in-depth look at the Safest States to Live In. WalletHub compared each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia based on 26 key… Read More →

Safety First: The Cost of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Infographic

Safety First
by in Infographics

Did you know that 95 million work days per year are lost due to slip-and-fall injuries? Accidents involving slips and falls are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims, costing an average of $20,000 per accident and sending 9 million people to the hospital every year. A few facts: 55%: Wet walking surface is the… Read More →

Palo Verde Power Plant recognized for safety

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by in Business News | Energy | Workforce

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) Consultation Department recently acknowledged the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station as a “STAR Site” through the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).  Companies who are awarded the STAR designation demonstrate exemplary and comprehensive, safety and health management systems. VPP is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) highest… Read More →

TGen and Riddell Announce Partnership

by in Featured | Healthcare | Sports

Head protection plays a vital role in the health and safety of any athlete participating in helmeted sports.  In a move that could help revolutionize football player safety, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and Easton-Bell Sports through its Riddell brand, announced today it would work together on a study designed to advance athlete concussion… Read More →

Brewer signs photo radar bill


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill requiring state transportation officials to confirm there’s a legitimate safety need before they allow cities to put photo enforcement cameras on state highways. A Senate amendment to House Bill 2477 passed by the Legislature softened a requirement that cities show photo enforcement has improved safety if they… Read More →