Thursday, August 28, 2014
Previously, we talked with safety law expert Adele Abrams about engaging employees and supervisors in your safety program and developing effective, legal safety incentives. Today, we’ll hear from Abrams on safety committees and how to go above and beyond OSHA requirements to take your safety program to the next level.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Dallas Morning News reports that a worker in Texas is 12 percent more likely to be killed on the job than someone doing the same job in another state. Read the article to find out why Lone Star State workers are at greater risk for workplace injuries.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the 2013 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety belt usage study found that 84 percent of CMV drivers wear seat belts. Nevertheless, the FMCSA reported that failing to use a seat belt while operating a CMV was the fifth most frequent driver violation in 2013.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways, and it's especially important for commercial drivers to avoid this dangerous behavior. Read the article for an overview of the regulations your commercial drivers must follow and the business impact of violating distracted driving laws.
Friday, August 22, 2014
A Michigan trucking company has been ordered to reinstate fired employees and pay more than $950,000 in damages. Check out the article to learn more about why you need to take employee concerns seriously.
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