If you’re reading this website, you probably know that there’s been an increased buzz around measuring leading indicators in workplace safety management. But, what are some good leading indicators for you to track? The National Safety Council has help in a new white paper.
Employee injury or death while traveling to or from work is usually not covered under workers’ compensation insurance, due to the coming and going rule. But what if the employee was killed while on the way to pick up a co-worker to go to an employer-required conference?
The National Safety Council’s 2014 Congress marked the official kick-off of a program to help small- to medium-size companies get the resources they need to keep their employees safe.
The new interim head of OSHA has said the federal government needs to take a leadership role in workplace safety and health, and in the last eight years the agency has been a failure when it comes to creating new standards.
A new report from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) outlines three main challenges faced by women in connection to workplace safety and offers potential solutions.
If you’re not sure your company has a comprehensive plan to address employee opioid addiction, you’re not alone. The good news is that the National Safety Council has released materials to help employers.
The National Safety Council has declared prescription drug overdoses in the U.S. to be a “national epidemic.” That’s a pretty strong statement, but the NSC backs it up with facts and makes recommendations on how to reverse the trend.
Fact: The last time the U.S. had a Republican Congress and Democratic President (1999-2000), OSHA’s budget actually went up. How did that happen? And, could it happen again?
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS TO ADDRESS ACHIEVING STRONG SAFETY LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL NETWORKING’S AFFECT IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT AT MIAMI EVENT DES PLAINES, IL (August 5, 2009) – In a unique approach, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be host to a two-day ‘Proactive Safety Management’ symposium this November 12-13 in Miami, FL, […]
Why do big organizations repeat big safety mistakes? Researchers think they know why.
RIMS 2009 Annual Conference & Exhibition to Address Emerging Risks and Economic Challenges Largest gathering of risk professionals takes place April 19-23 in Orlando NEW YORK (April 14, 2009) – Emerging risks and the impact of the current economic situation will be two of the topics covered at the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) […]
OSHA and dozens of partner organizations want companies to take some time to put a particular focus on the value of workplace safety and health programs.
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Heads up! The cost of noncompliance with OSHA regulations just jumped 27%.
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