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September 9, 2019

Humans and Automation Technology Serve Different Purposes

With Amazon retraining their employees at the cost of $700 million, almost one-third of the company’s U.S. operators will become accustomed to larger tech-intensive duties. This work—one of the most historically persuasive on Amazon’s part—sets the scene for the organization to discern whether its established purpose of abandoning its human workforce in favor of smart robots is moving forward.
September 7, 2019

Online Medical Education Firm Medvarsity Ties With Singhania Univ to Enhance Patient Safety Training

Medvarsity Online Ltd., a leader in online medical safety training, partnered with Singhania University to provide in-depth understanding and abilities needed to enhance healthcare excellence and patient safety innovations.
September 6, 2019

Survivors’ advice for others touched by shootings: Seek help

The expression, its appearance blank. No sign of hatred, no glimmer of emotion or concern. A deadness. The right arm is stretched toward him, drawing a target for the gun in hand. "I see him every day," Jim Meyers said, quietly but distinctly.
September 6, 2019

GM ignition switch crisis created culture shift to spot safety defects

Almost one year ago this month, a federal judge in New York dismissed criminal charges against General Motors. The charges were concerning GM's defective ignition switches, a safety leadership crisis that led to one of the most dangerous vehicle defects and biggest recalls in U.S. history. As part of that dismissal, GM paid a $900 million penalty and consented to federal monitoring to suggest ways to develop safety training in their organization.
September 6, 2019

Tips for Managing Workers’ Comp to Boost Safety Performance

Do you worry about your workers’ compensation insurance premiums and the claims activities on your policy? You have anxieties about the recordable damages you must add to your injury and illness records.
September 4, 2019

Automakers to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to avoid deaths of children in hot cars

In a step toward greater safety leadership, several influential automakers announced that they have agreed to furnish nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to caution drivers of riders in the back seat, by the model year 2025, to avoid deaths of young children left behind in hot cars accidentally.
September 2, 2019

Injuries pile up in September as students resume sports – Watertown Tab – Watertown

Football accounts for more than half of all sports-related ER hospital visits in September for subjects under the age 18. Emergency Room trips due to soccer and volleyball accidents also rise that month. Every year, the closing weeks of August intensify for Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, an Atlanta-based sports medicine physician.
September 2, 2019

How Hasbro’s Culture Contributes to Sustainability

The iconic toymaker isn’t pretending when it comes to sustainability, Hasbro’s SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility says, though to accomplish these shared goals, workers must take safety leadership training just as seriously. In truth, the world has a plastic predicament, with debris spilling from rivers into the world’s seas to the multiple forms of the sheer refuse that settle in landfills.
August 30, 2019

‘Bully’ bosses pose safety risks, study finds

Administrators who bully the workers that are underneath their supervision pose a safety culture risk, a new study decided. There was a distinct correlation between abusive management among administrators and supervisors and worsened safety performance and poor safety issues among operators, a Portland State University (PSU) researcher discovered.
August 27, 2019

How to Handle Six Common Electrical Hazards

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) announced that there were 2,210 non-fatal electrical wounds in 2017 in a failure of safety leadership. This was an increase of 35% as matched to 2016.