Safety

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, NRA suing New York, an E. coli outbreak in lettuce, and more.

 
Workplace Deaths on the Rise

Workplace Deaths on the Rise

A sharp increase in fatal workplace violence contributed to growing numbers of workers killed on the job.

 
Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Today’s lithium battery transportation and packaging rules are designed to deal with batteries as cargo, but there is regulatory uncertainty when it comes to using them in transport.

 
Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Organizations must prepare for effective communications before, during and after severe weather events.

 
Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Employers can provide proper training and education to prepare responders for the physical and mental toll they may experience.

 
Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace

Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace

Developing a strategy to address slips, trips and falls can save companies billions of dollars in direct workers compensation costs.

 
Paws and Effect: Assistance Animals Bring Challenge and Opportunity

Paws and Effect: Assistance Animals Bring Challenge and Opportunity

From service dogs to emotional support pigs, rabbits and ducks, an expanding range of assistance animals are creating new business challenges.

 
Active Shooter Coverage Gaining Traction

Active Shooter Coverage Gaining Traction

Insurance products are adapting as the number of mass shootings grows.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – April

Notepad: Risk in Review – April

NRA boycotts, Harvey Weinstein’s insurance claims, SEC cybersecurity guidance and more.

 
Addressing Construction Risks with Technology

Addressing Construction Risks with Technology

Advances in technology promise to improve safety in the construction industry.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Geopolitical risk, the repeal of net neutrality, computer chip security flaws, and more.

 
On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

Risk and insurance professionals who weathered 2017’s historic hurricane season share their first-hand disaster recovery experiences.

 
Technology to the Rescue

Technology to the Rescue

Organizations are turning to a growing range of technology products to aid in disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.

 
How to Respond to an Active Shooter

How to Respond to an Active Shooter

The tragedy in Las Vegas offers a reminder that understanding how to respond to an active shooter situation can mean the difference between life and death.

 
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.