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Safe+Sound Week: The key role of compliance, safety training
Colby Lane | August 11, 2020
The modern workforce has seldom struggled under such pervasive worry as it does today.
Liability waivers becoming more common as employees return to work
Harris Meyer | August 06, 2020
Having employees agree to comply with safety rules is a more common and legally acceptable approach than waivers.
The art of reducing worker risk
Rosalie L. Donlon, Elana Ashanti Jefferson and Heather Turner | August 03, 2020
Meet the winners of NU Property & Casualty's 2020 Excellence in Workers' Compensation Risk Management Award.
Four 2020 lessons for workers' comp risk managers
Elana Ashanti Jefferson | June 16, 2020
Our annual Excellence in Workers' Compensation Risk Management Award is more poignant than ever. Apply now!
Workplace safety during civil unrest
Kimberly George and Mark Walls | June 11, 2020
Businesses need to have a policy on what to do if the worst case happens and rioters besiege their business.
Workplace safety for COVID-19 essential workers
Rosalie Donlon | April 23, 2020
Sound risk management policies continue to be the key to keeping essential workers safe on the job.
Working smarter and safer
Rosalie Donlon | August 12, 2019
NUP&C’s Workers’ Comp Award for Excellence in Risk Management highlights dedication on the part of workers’ comp professionals.
Retail workers' greatest risks: Top injury claims, loss times and payouts
Danielle Ling | January 29, 2020
AmTrust's new Retail Risks Report names the greatest injury risks in retail, average loss times, payouts and more.
Common workers’ comp claims in summer and how to avoid them
Brad Wilkins | August 12, 2019
Summertime can bring unique hazards. Here are the important steps employers can take to ensure their workers stay safe.
Workplace safety from coast to coast
PropertyCasualty 360 | August 01, 2019
Here are the 2019 winners of the NU Property & Casualty Excellence in Workers’ Compensation Risk Management Award.
Wearables are making the workplace safer
Katie Kuehner-Hebert | August 06, 2018
Wearables can help improve worker safety by monitoring the wearer’s physical status and environmental conditions.
What does climate change mean for worker safety?
Anna Maria Barry-Jester | August 06, 2019
Over the past decade, more than 350 workers nationwide have died from heat-related illness, and tens of thousands have missed work.
The manufacturing industry’s new workforce risks
Rajiv Iyer | June 25, 2019
Both insurers and brokers working with manufacturers must stay ahead of the industry’s shifting risk landscape.
Essential safety tips for warm-weather work
Jennifer Arrison | June 24, 2019
This is a perfect time for employers to review emergency plans with outdoor workers and provide tips on how to beat the heat.
How employers now prepare for the worst-case scenario
Peter Bransden | March 21, 2019
Workplace violence not only creates prolonged downtime and reputational damage, the subsequent lawsuits can bring an organization to ruin.
America's 10 most dangerous occupations with the highest fatal work injury
Denny Jacob | January 29, 2019
The most dangerous occupations in the U.S. are labor intensive.
OSHA forms alliance to promote workplace safety, health programs in N.J.
Denny Jacob | January 15, 2019
Through the Alliance Program, OSHA fosters collaborative relationships with groups committed to worker safety and health.
New technologies boost job site safety, reduce risk in construction
Don Naber, Jason Pelkey and Rebecca Severson | January 18, 2019
New job site technologies allow workers to easily report hazards or unsafe conditions in the field in real-time.
The pathway to workplace injury healing and recovery
Edward Canavan | November 21, 2018
Before an accident ever occurs, there are a number of steps employers can take to ensure treatment priority.
Leveraging technology for workplace safety
Brad Wilkins | March 12, 2018
Digital tools can make a real difference in workplace safety, but only after an organization’s safety management foundation is sound.
Staying safe: Responding to an active shooting event
Patricia L. Harman | November 09, 2018
Run, hide or fight; survival in an active shooter situation depends on taking immediate action.
Workplace wearables and the opportunity for insurance agents
Haytham Elhawary | November 08, 2018
Tech tools and data are enabling insurance agents, brokers and carriers to forge valuable partnerships with commercial clients.
6 key hazards most often related to cranes and derricks on construction sites
Denny Jacob | November 20, 2018
Hank Dutton, a senior technical specialist at Travelers, identifies hazards putting construction workers at risk.
5 ways to make your workplace safety-incentive program OSHA compliant & more effective
Steven J. Billings, Michael Williams and Travis Vance | October 24, 2018
As you review your workplace safety-incentive program, put yourself in the shoes of an employee working for your company.
A safe workplace: The 'secret weapon' for hiring and keeping employees
David Quezada | October 03, 2017
A small company's emphasis on employee safety may provide a competitive advantage in hiring. Here are six things small businesses can do to promote a culture of safety.