Safety

Developing an Effective Emergency Communications System

Developing an Effective Emergency Communications System

Emergency mass communication systems can help protect organizations and their staff when disaster strikes.

 
Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Policies alone may not be enough to fulfill your obligations to workers if the plans are ignored.

 
The Value of Safety Plans for Claims Management

The Value of Safety Plans for Claims Management

Comprehensive safety plans may help reduce costly workers compensation claims.

 
Is It “Horseplay” or Sex Discrimination?

Is It “Horseplay” or Sex Discrimination?

A sex discrimination verdict highlights the complexity of workplace harassment complaints.

 
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

After severe flooding in Japan this summer, experts are examining ways to prevent future tragedy.

 
Investing in Workplace Safety

Investing in Workplace Safety

Compliance with OSHA standards is not enough to protect against potential injuries and losses.

 
Promoting Truck Driver Health

Promoting Truck Driver Health

Truck drivers are at notably higher risk for serious health conditions that can also affect job performance.

 
Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.

 
New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

Technology has begun to play a larger role in managing wildfire risks by providing new tools to enhance proven mitigation strategies.

 
Incels and the Risk of Workplace Violence

Incels and the Risk of Workplace Violence

Employers need to gain a greater understanding of the incel movement in order to prevent possible workplace incidents.

 
Rethinking School Shooter Response and Prevention

Rethinking School Shooter Response and Prevention

Schools need to employ new strategies to avoid the risk of future tragedies.

 
Insurance Coverage for Active Shooter Risks

Insurance Coverage for Active Shooter Risks

The proliferation of shooting incidents has prompted insurers to create focused policies.

 
Reducing Construction Defect Claims

Reducing Construction Defect Claims

By focusing on seven key quality assurance practices, builders can avoid costly claims.