By William Bill Hurst Thirty-three percent of adults age 65 and older suffer from fall down accidents on a yearly basis.  In 2007, 18,000 of those falls resulted in fatalities.  Medical costs related to fall down injuries totaled $19 billion in the year 2000 alone!  Falls in older adults have caused more bone fractures than any other…

By William Bill Hurst Hospital and nursing home workers experience accidental muscle injuries at a rate that exceeds workers in construction, mining, and other work place occupations.  NIOSH(A) was created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act to look for ways to prevent injuries in the work place because many of these injuries have resulted in permanent…