View the source here. By: Emily Scace Many organizations want to improve their safety culture in order to reduce injury rates, save money, and increase productivity. But how does a company begin to foster a culture of safety? The following are a just few key areas that go a long way toward establishing a positive…
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View the source here. By: Chad Prevost Technology and transportation companies have not always been the best of friends. The time has arrived, however, when the cold abstraction of technology meets the warm and fuzzy human element. Or at least the possibilities abound for those who have the foresight. Companies like Uber Freight and Convoy and…
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View the source here. By Joe Doerr   In the first installment of this series, I gave an introduction to telematics, explained the link between telematics and CSA, and showed how telematics could have an immediate impact on Unsafe Driving and Hours of Service – two Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Behavior Analysis and…
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  View the source here.   How to steer clear of harm on the road, and what the industry can do to reduce collisions   By Mike Monticello   It’s a classic confrontation, one with increasingly deadly results: Tractor-trailer trucks competing with cars, SUVs, and pickups for space on the nation’s roadways. Deaths from crashes…
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Each year, fireworks cause on average 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires and result in thousands of injuries. View the source here. By Jayleen R. Heft   Fireworks are an American tradition, especially when celebrating our nation’s birthday on the Fourth of July. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can be dangerous, causing property damage from…
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View the source here. By: Aaron Huff   Widespread use of telematics devices to monitor vehicle and driver performance gives fleet technology suppliers plenty of data to analyze and identify macro-level trends. Recently, Verizon Connect analyzed driving data from its customers to identify states with the safest and most dangerous commercial drivers. Its analysis accounted…
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View the source here. What are the biggest technological innovations that have affected workplace safety? Responding is Todd Piett, CEO, Rave Mobile Safety, Framingham, MA. Safety is not just a technology issue. The effectiveness of people and processes is enhanced only by the tools available to them, and technology itself is rarely a complete solution…
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View the source here. The advent of connected devices and the Internet of Things is opening exciting new doors in the insurance industry. By Emil Metropoulos The advent of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) is opening exciting new doors in the insurance industry. The auto liability market has transformed from one in…
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View the source here. The next time you are around any hazard, remember to focus on the presence of the hazard and not allow your mind to get lost in unrelated compulsive thought. By Steve Opper Within the safety industry, it has been proven that the vast majority of accidents can be attributed to human…
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