Monthly Archives: May 2018

25 05, 2018

Parks and Rec Worker Seriously Injured in Forklift Accident

By | 2018-05-25T14:22:56+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque city worker was seriously injured on the job Wednesday in an accident involving a forklift.

Mayor Tim Keller said he visited the worker at the hospital Wednesday, and his family is very shaken up.

He says the city is investigating what went wrong.

The mayor says the accident happened Wednesday at Montessa Park, a city facility south of the Sunport.

The city says two Parks and Rec workers were using a Bobcat with a forklift when something happened with the forklift.

It fell on

25 05, 2018

Man Hit While Working in Construction Zone on State Route 176

By | 2018-05-25T14:14:11+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Another construction zone accident.  This time, the worker lived, but that does not minimize how we should respond.  Racing into a construction zone, weaving in and out of barrels and placing our public servants at risk deserves more than the punishment mentioned in the article:

Drivers can be ticketed for not slowing down and moving over.

I get so angry that the media and the public just shrug off these outrageous behaviors.  This is not a civil society.  We have lost our compass.  Driving is not a right.  It is a privilege.  Those who abuse the privilege should be stripped of

25 05, 2018

Driver Who Hit, Killed Barberton Worker Gets 90 Days

By | 2018-05-25T14:02:59+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

We constantly preach that driving a vehicle is the most dangerous thing your employees.  Of course, our focus is usually on the risks associated with driving amongst traffic, cyclists and pedestrians.,  In this case, a city employee was essentially off-roading on the beach when he ran over a woman.  Our defensive driving protocol, LLLC™, which teaches Look Ahead, Look Around, Leave Room and Communicate may have prevented this accident.

BARBERTON – A man who struck and killed a Barberton street department worker in January will