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Top 10 causes of disabling workplace injuries and their costs

Why is workplace safety a good business investment? Because the alternative is costly, to the tune of almost $60 billion a year, as this new report shows.  [Read more…]

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Drowsy driving: Implications beyond just night-shift workers

Researchers say their recent study into night shifts and drowsy driving has implications beyond those who work primarily when it’s dark.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 causes and costs of disabling workplace injuries

Serious (but non-fatal) workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses $1.19 billion a week in workers’ compensation. What types of injuries contribute most to this $61.88 billion a year cost to employers?  [Read more…]

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The 2-second distraction that lasts longer than 2 seconds

You’re driving, and your attention is drawn away for two seconds to your navigation screen or cell phone. After those two seconds you’re focused on the road again – or are you?  [Read more…]

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Top 10 costly workplace injuries

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The leading causes of workplace injuries cost U.S. employers a staggering amount in workers’ compensation costs each year. Even the cost per week is a huge number.  [Read more…]

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Study: People working more than one job at greater risk for fatigue

Recent reports show the number of people working part-time jobs is at an all-time high. And many of those people are working more than one job. What are the implications for workplace safety because of the number of people working multiple jobs?  [Read more…]

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Study shows workers can identify best hazard reduction methods

Need to decrease slip-and-falls among employees at your company? You could measure the coefficient of friction (COF) on all flooring areas. Or, you could … [Read more…]

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2 reasons why workers’ comp premiums may be rising significantly

Some surprising news from workers’ compensation providers may lead to higher premiums in the near future. [Read more…]

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