Doctors met a patient at a surgical center outside Boston to invent a new operation, a way to perform arm amputations that might allow patients to move their prosthetic hands more like real ones.
The right arm resting on a blue surgical drape before them came from a cadaver; it’s just the limb, ending at the shoulder. It came from the Anatomy Gifts Registry.
Devising a new operation is like re-engineering the anatomy.
Shaurya Undre’s left hand was completely severed while playing with his father Mukesh’s lawn mower in India. The boy was rushed to hospital where surgeons painstakingly reattached it at the wrist – matching up the veins and arteries – during a six-hour operation.
A heart attack may cause tingling and numbness in one hand. If a person is experiencing a suspected heart attack, they or someone near them should seek emergency medical help.
Severe blockages in the heart's main blood supply can cause chest pain as well as tingling and numbness down one arm or the other.
We take our hands and fingers for granted – right up until we lose them
We have 10 fingers, and it might seem that losing just one isn’t a big deal, but such an injury can have severe, lifelong consequences.
Below is a list of the most common types of hand injuries:
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is amending its December 8, 2016, final rule, "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022. The agency says it needs additional time to complete development of the Training Provider Registry (TPR).
OSHA has cited Pearson Farms LLC for safety violations after an employee suffered fatal injuries at the farm's post-harvest operations facility in Fort Valley, Georgia. The farm is facing $128,004 in penalties.
OSHA cited the employer for exposing employees to struck-by hazards after investigators determined that the employee, who was performing maintenance on a conveyor system, was caught between the load on a forklift and a metal railing.
Grace Industries is pleased to introduce a new line of Lone Worker fall suspension alert-notification products for people who work at heights.
Fall Protection remains in the top 10 OSHA violations. Fall Protection is widely used in Fall Prevention; but what happens after a fall from heights leaving a working hanging in their body harness?
After a fall, the response time is critical for a worker hanging for a prolonged period of time placing them at serious risk of Suspension Trauma.
“We strongly oppose the administration’s proposal to create a separate government agency to oversee tobacco products. This unfortunately comes from an administration that has repeatedly placed the needs of the tobacco industry on equal footing with public health.
Building a culture of occupational health and safety is vital for all businesses and is key to ensuring not just workplace compliance, but sustainable competitive advantage. To manage risks and to meet today’s standards in occupational health, the first place to start is to make sure you assess and measure risks accurately, and the best way to begin is by gaining a thorough understanding of the solutions and equipment available for monitoring these risks.
OSHA has launched a new webpage marking the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the landmark worker safety and health law that led to the creation of OSHA.
The webpage highlights transformative workplace improvements over the past half century, from OSHA’s first standards and whistleblower protections, to assistance programs for small businesses, and the creation of training centers and education grants to help everyone understand and comply with the law.