Did you ever wonder what happens when two moms whose sons suffered tragic accidents on a college campus meet? They join forces to bring about a national discussion that shines a spotlight on campus safety! I met Nanette Hausman a little over a month ago. It was evident just a few minutes into the conversation…

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In late October, Rail Against the Danger will be attending the ACUHO-i convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Larry Christensen, Executive Housing Director at Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA. ACUHO-i (Association of College and University Housing Officers-International) is a professional association for student affairs administrators who work in residence life within higher education. Founded in 1951,…

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A recent study released in May of this year shows some startling numbers regarding ER visits from bunk and loft bed falls. The study (2007-2016) that was focused on injuries from the educational setting showed an almost 100% increase in the number of ER visits. The prior study completed in 2008 documented 36,000 cases vs.…

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Rail Against the Danger was featured on a recent “Inside Edition” piece after a bunk bed accident on the set of ABC’s “The Bachelorette”. One of the bachelors, David Ravitz, rolled out of his bunk sound asleep and landed on his face resulting in a stay in ICU, multiple broken bones in his face, a…

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Georgia Tech became the 3rd campus in the state to voluntarily install safety rails on all elevated beds. After purchasing over 8,000 safety rails, GT begins the arduous task of installing safety rails on any bed over 30″ off the ground per CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) standards. Upon checking into their rooms, students in…

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Clark Jacobs and his mom, Mariellen (founders of RAD) are going to have a booth at the Resource Fair for eleven Freshman Orientations on Georgia Tech’s campus this summer. It’s all part of FASET (Familiarization and Adaptation to the Surroundings and Environs of Tech), designed to spread awareness to incoming students of the dangers involved…

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RAD is currently reaching out to make parents aware of a very real danger regarding summer camps held on college campuses. Unfortunately, sleepover camps for sports, music and other disciplines often involve young kids sleeping in dormitories that have bunk and loft beds with no safety rail for protection. Injuries are commonplace and often not…

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