Safety

The Global Economy’s New Frontiers

The Global Economy’s New Frontiers

While operating and investing in emerging markets poses substantial risks, companies can increase their chances for success through robust preparation and contingency planning.

 
Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Explosions at a Texas chemical plant underscore the need for disaster preparedness.

 
Managing the New Dynamics of Terrorism

Managing the New Dynamics of Terrorism

The recent wave of attacks in the EU requires a renewed focus on travel risk management.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
Majority of U.S. Workers Report Hostile Workplaces

Majority of U.S. Workers Report Hostile Workplaces

Whether to manage the risks of labor shortages or workplace conflict and litigation, businesses may need to take a hard look at their culture.

 
The Psychology of Risk

The Psychology of Risk

Effective crisis management planning requires understanding and overcoming natural human responses to risk.

 
Safer Work Through Predictive Analytics

Safer Work Through Predictive Analytics

Data analysis strategies can make workplace safety programs more proactive.

 
Managing Public Sector Auto Risks

Managing Public Sector Auto Risks

Market trends present new challenges for public entity risk managers when insuring vehicle fleets.

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Exploring Liability for Exploding E-Cigarettes

Exploring Liability for Exploding E-Cigarettes

Reports of exploding e-cigarettes are raising concerns about product safety and liability.

 
New Trends in Workforce Drug Use

New Trends in Workforce Drug Use

Workplace testing shows increasing use of marijuana and other drugs among employees.

 
The Kangaroo Conundrum

The Kangaroo Conundrum

Driven crazy by kangaroos.

 
Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Autonomous technology may soon hit the seas as companies develop remote-controlled or even fully autonomous ships.

 
Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

New technology startups are shaking up insurance—and, potentially, risk management.

 
Worked to Death

Worked to Death

Businesses in Japan are increasingly trying to grapple with the phenomenon known as “karoshi,” or death from excessive overtime.