Prior to being outlawed in the 1970's in the United States, many shipyard workers including plumbers, insulators, electricians, painters and welders were exposed to asbestos while maintaining or building civilian or military ships. It's only now that those workers are starting to show early symptoms of asbestosis and mesothelioma, aggressive forms of cancer that quickly rob them of their lives.
Anyone who owns or rents a boat knows how much fun it can be out on the water in Florida. The adventure is immeasurable for most, but boating can be very dangerous, especially if you mix it with alcohol. Some people seem to forget that alcohol can impair your judgment even when operating a boat and that you don't get dispensation since you are not on land. Today, let's look at the laws surrounding boating and alcohol use.
A 22-year-old man is dead and his same aged female companion was critically injured in a boat crash in Tampa late in the afternoon on Sunday, Aug. 5.
Professional divers have some of the most exhilarating jobs on the market. Whether they are studying marine life or repairing oil rigs and pipelines, they get to explore the depths of the sea in a way only people could dream of.
Headed out on the water this summer in Florida? This can be an exciting adventure for people of all ages. It can also be quite dangerous if you don't follow some basic safety tips to prevent an accident and injuries. Today, we offer important watercraft safety tips so you can enjoy every adventure on the water in Gulf Breeze.