Safety

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.

 
Fire Traps

Fire Traps

Amid a global boom in high-rise construction, thousands of buildings still lack adequate fire protection, creating elevated property and safety risks.

 
What to Do in Case of an On-Site Injury

What to Do in Case of an On-Site Injury

Proper procedures for responding to workplace accidents can help companies minimize costs.

 
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.