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Safe foreign travels: learn about human trafficking

Young woman on vacation holding a map with historic building in backgroundInternational travel allows you to experience different cultures, but vacations that are meant to be carefree and fun pose some threats as well. Among these threats is the risk of becoming a victim of human trafficking.

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NCL Fact Sheet on Saw Safety

Table saws cause tens of thousands of serious injuries every year, costing billions of dollars.

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Table saw accidents preventable with technology improvements

Table saw accidents responsible for 4,000 amputations per yearDid you know that each year, tens of thousands of people are brutally injured by table saws – including 4,000 amputations – at a cost of more than $2 billion a year to treat victims? This just in: CPSC, in a unanimous 5-0 vote on October 5, 2011, decided to move forward with an ANPR regarding a national table saw safety standard. Click here to view NCL's press release hailing the decision.

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