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Glass Table Injury Study Prompts Widespread Media Coverage

An article published by The American Journal of Surgery titled Glass Table Injuries: A Silent Public Health Problem, explains how broken glass tables can cause life-threatening injuries. The results of this research are being publicized by several media outlets, bringing … Continue reading

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Schools Focus on Glass after Parkland Shooting

As a result of tragedies such as those that occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., some school administrators and parents look at glass as a possible protector … Continue reading

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CPSC to Review Circumstances Around Doorman’s Death

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has told USGNN.com™ it will review the circumstances around the tragic death of Miguel Gonzalez, who died last week after falling through a glass door. Gonzales, a 59-year-old New York City man, fell while … Continue reading

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Safety Glass – Are We Where We Need to Be?

Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman Chemical Co. presented “Safety Glass: Does it Make the Cut?” during a lunch seminar at the 2014 Winter Meeting for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), being held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San … Continue reading

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Expert Says Questions Still Abound About Glass-Related Fatality Case

There are still a lot of questions to be answered. One glass expert, though, thinks the widow of the retired Slippery Rock University professor who died this summer after tripping and falling head-first through a glass door at a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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