Safety

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.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May

Notepad: Risk in Review – May

North Carolina’s bathroom bill repeal, the Atlantic hurricane season outlook and more.

 
Arson Dogs to the Rescue

Arson Dogs to the Rescue

Fire scene investigators team up with trained canine detectives to help sniff out foul play.

 
New Rules for Absence Management

New Rules for Absence Management

Employee disability regulations require employers to reassess return-to-work policies.

 
Delivering Risk

Delivering Risk

As restaurant deliveries become more popular, so do the accompanying risks.

 
The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

Testing employees before they are hired can help reduce workplace injuries.

 
Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

A well-structured return-to-work program is one of the most effective ways to minimize workers comp costs and improve an employee’s recovery.

 
Pollution Risks for Contractors

Pollution Risks for Contractors

While the construction industry is seeing a revival, the skilled labor shortage has increased the risk of errors.

 
Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattack

Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattack

Organizations need to take measures to protect physical operations from cyberattacks.

 
Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Efforts to fortify New York and New Jersey coastlines against storm damage are still ongoing.