Category: Safety

Tesla Autopilot to Face Investigation After Series of Crashes

Tesla and its Autopilot feature are set to be investigated by the US government after it was accused of causing almost a dozen crashes involving emergency vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety…

The Work-related Soft-tissue Injury Risks Lurking at Home

Maybe it is the kitchen counter and a stool. Perhaps a coffee table and a couch combo. Whatever the setup was, and maybe still is, those on-the-fly, makeshift work-from-home setups are leading…

Promoting a Culture of Worksite Safety

Summer months bring warm weather, travel plans, and a spike in serious injuries and fatalities, particularly in the trades, according to Dag Yemenu, executive vice president, products, at ISN Software Corp., an online…

These 8 Items are Critical to Have in a Pet Emergency Kit

Wildfire season is fast approaching, and experts are predicting another tumultuous year ahead. This makes now the time to ensure you have a plan in place to protect your family, including its…

The Road Ahead for Semi-autonomous Vehicle Crash Liability

Semi-autonomous vehicles, which allow drivers to supervise and take control of the vehicle, are becoming more common. But before we fully accept the inherent risks and realities linked to the idea that semi-autonomous…

Warning Signs (Leading Indicators) that an Incident or Injury is Coming

In the safety world, you often hear professionals talking about leading indicators for safety, essentially the warning signs that an incident or injury may be about to occur. Some of these safety…

The Future World of Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred many changes in how people work across organizations and industries. Some of these changes (e.g., limited social gatherings, mandatory face coverings) are likely to be temporary. Others,…

Fire Pit Safety Tips

Building a fire pit can be as simple as circling stones in your backyard or as complex as a professionally built unit on your patio. Whichever way you choose to go, be…

Psychological Safety: Inclusion in Action

When it comes to core values, safety is often at the top, no matter the industry. For challenging workplaces such as manufacturing plants, a focus on the physical safety of those facilities…

Winter is Coming. So Is an Increase in Slips and Falls

Year after year, slips, trips, and falls remain the number-one insurance claim for property owners. More than three million people visit the emergency room each year because of falls, according to the…