If you work in the manufacturing industry or a warehouse or fulfillment center in Georgia, you could share your work space with a robot. How do you feel about that? Some believe that robots will take over their jobs, but the truth is that, often, they only take over the tasks that put your health and safety at risk. Robots do not get sick, need a vacation or parental leave, and they will make the same repetitive motion over and over again.
The Atlanta Regional Commission estimates an average of 90 people are killed while walking or biking in the Atlanta metro every year - with another 300 suffering life-threatening injuries. As more and more neighborhoods focus on walkability and encouraging "greener" transportation, safety concerns still abound all over the region. But, it seems ensuring safety for bicyclists will require big changes to metro streets.
Some Georgia jobs are highly dangerous. If you work in construction, on the railroad or as a fire fighter or rescue worker, you are often at risk for injury in the workplace. Electrical work also ranks high on most lists regarding dangerous jobs in America. Proper training and safety equipment can help you stay safe.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that emergency room personnel across the country treated 9,100 fireworks-related injuries in 2018. Nearly two-thirds of those injuries occurred during the month surrounding the Fourth of July.