Risk Management


News & Articles

  • Follow CDC's Tips to Avoid Lightning Injury

    During 2017, Florida, Alabama, Colorado, North Carolina, and Texas had the most lightning deaths. CDC notes that Florida is considered the "lightning capital" of the country, with more than 2,000 lightning injuries in the past 50 years.

  • Werner Co. Recalls Telescoping Aluminum Ladders

    The June 20 recall involves five models of aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in five different positions. They range in size from 13 feet to 26 feet when extended.

  • AMA Delegates Adopt Several Gun Safety Measures

    "People are dying of gun violence in our homes, churches, schools, on street corners, and at public gatherings, and it's important that lawmakers, policy leaders, and advocates on all sides seek common ground to address this public health crisis," said AMA Immediate Past President David O. Barbe, M.D., MHA.

  • Safe Work Australia Publishes Guidance on Work-related Mental Health

    The guide is built around three main sections: Preventing Harm, Intervening Early, and Supporting Recovery. It outlines a systematic approach to ensuring workers' psychological health and safety that revolves around the elements discussed in the three sections.

  • New Standard Applies ISO 9001 Principles to Nuclear Industry

    "It is a win-win standard because it gives buyers the assurance of a standardized level of quality while securing safety and quality for those in the supply chain," said Bertrand-Marie Nahon, convenor of the working group that developed the standard.

  • Los Alamos National Lab Testing Drone Disruption System

    "All airspace over the laboratory is protected right now against unauthorized drone or UAS flights," said Michael Lansing, who heads the laboratory's security operations. "We can detect and track a UAS and if it poses a threat, we have the ability to disrupt control of the system, seize or exercise control, confiscate, or use reasonable force to disable, damage, or destroy the UAS."


Webinars

  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Building a Business Continuity Plan for Your Workplace

    An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.


Whitepapers

  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


Videos

  • Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence, Middle East

    The center of excellence shown in this 2018 video is located in Dubai and is a demonstration of Honeywell’s commitment to addressing the industrial cyber security needs of customers in the Middle East region. The state-of-the-art facility will strengthen regional industrial cyber security preparedness by providing a safe environment to test process control network vulnerabilities and training customers through real-time attack simulations.

  • Magid Safety Matters Express - January 2017

    Are thicker gloves always safer? Watch leather duke it out with machine knit in this month's fast and fun video to find out! While you're there, review some important safety resolutions you should make today and teach your workers how to walk like a penguin on slippery ice. This month's Safety Matters Express might just have it all!

  • STOP! Don't Refill 1 lb. Propane Bottles

    Don't risk your life to save a few dollars! In January 2016, a young woman suffered severe burns and subsequently died from her injuries in a coffee stand explosion in Everett, Washington. The explosion was caused by a refilled propane DOT 39 cylinder (1 lb. bottle) that was stored inside the stand. The U.S. Department of Transportation's PHMSA cautions the public to never refill DOT 39 cylinders, such as the 1 lb. cylinders used for camping. These types of containers were not designed to withstand the stresses of emptying and refilling.