Manual lifting results in hundreds of thousands of injuries per year and millions of dollars in lost productivity, insurance claims, and related costs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has come to the rescue with a new app that brings the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) to an app for smart phones
Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have overwhelmingly approved a name-change for the 100-year-old organization, the world’s oldest professional safety society. Next June, at its annual meeting in San Antonio, ASSE will unveil a new website featuring the name American Society of Safety Professionals.
If you’ve been thinking that there seem to be more trucks than ever on the road these days, you’re right. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says there are nearly 12 million commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) crisscrossing the country. While they play a critical role in moving our nation’s economy and transporting individuals, these vehicles present hazards for other drivers.
Trying to improve your safety process and possibly make it more digital and less paper-bound? Nick Candito, cofounder and CEO of Progressly, has some ideas.
Progressly provides a platform for companies to speed up business processes and improve efficiency.
A new survey from the National Safety Council (NSC) finds that no state goes far enough to protect its residents from leading causes of preventable death and injury (accidents) at work, at home, in the community, or on the road. Despite preventable death being at an all-time high, none of the 50 states or Washington, D.C., earned an “A” for overall safety. The findings are detailed in The State of Safety, which the NSC describes as a first-of-its-kind assessment of how well Americans are protected from risk.