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A new report from NCCI found that self-driving cars could reduce workers’ comp claims costs. But many people remain afraid of the new technology.
With the sale of semi-autonomous vehicles only a few years away, employers need to consider how their use will affect company policies and procedures.
OSHA is urging employers to abolish procedures that force workers to text while driving in order to carry out their duties.
To reduce ergonomic exposures, employers must be willing to factor in key numbers.
SeaWorld found in violation of OSH Act following a trainer’s death by killer whale.
Analytics help identify actionable claims issues, but some tools are just “smoke and mirrors.”
Early identification of workers at risk for developing low back pain can reduce injuries as well as comp costs.
OSHA aims to improve workplace safety for thousands of correctional employees.
Researchers say some modern countertop materials are causing deadly lung ailments.
Transportation safety organization is pushing for electronic logbook devices to help fight fatigue-related accidents.
Top safety group believes requiring companies to electronically report injuries and illnesses may do more harm than good.
Employers must take a proactive approach to keep older workers safe and productive on the job.
A million years of human progress wiped out by the iPhone.
Federal safety authorities are working to address the sharp rise in fatalities in the communication tower industry.
Researchers estimate that workplace exposure is the source of up to 6 percent of all cancers worldwide.
Talent shortages and bidding wars undermine a construction company’s ability to stay competitive.
Respect and positive feedback are the basis of the behavior-based safety concept.
Industry looks for solutions to sudden rise in miner deaths.
Questions linger about whether workplace exposure is responsible for high incidence of cancer and birth defects.
Lawmakers seek to update rules on occupational heat exposure.
NIOSH offers new tool to help safety and health professionals understand workers’ comp insurance and recordkeeping.