Community Safety Forum
The Community Safety Forum is a public service of the Chicago personal injury and Worker's Compensation law firm of Morici, Longo & Associates. Founded in 2011 by personal injury lawyer James J. Morici, Jr., it is dedicated to providing information for public education on various topics pertaining to safety at home, in the workplace, and public places. Our mission is consistent with that of the National Safety Council, of which Morici, Longo & Associates is an affiliated member.
The Community Safety Forum is the producer of a television show bearing its name. The show, done in an interview format on public television in the Chicagoland area and hosted by managing partner Morici, has featured a wide range of safety related topics and featured prominent experts in those respective fields.
Topics featured have included safety in the home and workplace with topics such as basic CPR training, first aid kit components, how to properly use heart defibrillators, and how to deal with victims who have stopped breathing or who are bleeding profusely.
Other topics have included how to set good driving samples for teenage drivers, minimizing distractions while driving, and risks most often faced by teenage drivers in Chicago motor vehicle collisions.
Issues such as the abuse of prescription drugs, types of treatment for prescription drug addiction, and similar risks faced from over-the-counter drugs have been addressed. The forum has addressed and presented information from national experts on treating pain after surgery, dealing with pain after injury, and the proper ways to use prescription drugs following a Chicago personal injury.
Subjects applicable to both home and workplace have included the topic of preventing falls. This has included identifying and eliminating safety hazards while climbing, stairway safety and adequate handrail support as well as safe suitable and proper ladder use. Topics have also addressed the all too frequent incidence of lifting injuries and how to properly lift and transport materials.