Posts Tagged 'accident'

10 Most Incredible Shipwrecks

ss-america-sFrom 10MostToday –

A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be purposeful or accidental. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Bellow is a list of 10 incredible shipwrecks found on beach or land.

Read about all 10 shipwrecks HERE.

 

10 Immutable Laws Of Mistakes

TechRepublic presents an excellent article that outlines mistakes and how they apply in the tech industry. These 10 laws are so universal that they apply to virtually any job and life in general.

Read the article HERE.

 

 

Incredible Stat – Chinese Mining Deaths

While the recent mine rescue in Chile was uplifting, the statistics for deaths in Chinese mines are appalling. During 2009, they had more than 2600 mining deaths and 1261 in the first half of 2010. That’s 200 per month, or 50 per week – every week.

CBC reports –

Mine bosses in China who don’t go underground with their workers will be severely punished under a new regulation that took effect Thursday in the latest bid to improve safety in the world’s deadliest mines. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in July ordered mine managers to spend some time in the shafts along with their miners so that they would focus more on safety, after a series of deadly mining accidents sparked public outrage. But China National Radio quoted State Administration of Work Safety spokesman Huang Yi as saying there have been reports of mine bosses in some areas arranging to have employees take their place in the shafts, though he didn’t give specifics or say where the alleged violations happened.

Continue reading HERE.

Here’s a page dedicated to mining safety issues in China.

 

Blood Bank Thanks Donor, Then Kills Him

The DallasNews reports –

An 87-year-old man died after a weekend car accident that occurred during an event in which he was being honored with a ride around Texas Motor Speedway, his family said.
Fred Donald “Don” Krusemark of Dallas died Sunday, a day after the accident.  The Krusemark family said the World War II  Navy veteran was being honored by Carter BloodCare “for his generous blood and platelet donations over the years with a ride at Texas Motor Speedway. There, he suffered a life-ending injury.”

Continue reading HERE.

Mini Cooper Owns Chevy Tahoe

Feel safe in your SUV? You may not after seeing this article.


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