Category: Safety

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…

Simple Steps for an Extra Safe Halloween

The COVID-19 pandemic means Halloween may be a bit different this year. But you can still have fun! First and foremost, follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines to ensure your celebrations…

These Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in 2020

What’s the most dangerous job? That question has taken on an entirely new meaning in 2020. As the world continues to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature of many jobs has changed—as…

DC Warns of Fecal Parasite in Swimming Pools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning about a rise in cryptosporidium (“crypto”) cases in swimming pools this season. Crypto is a fecal parasite that can induce “profuse,…

Avoiding Contractor Fraud

Avoiding Fraud The average homeowner isn’t likely to know much when it comes to the costs of materials and labor put into home repairs. As a result, it’s important to stay informed…