A recent NSC survey revealed 90 percent of employers are concerned about mental health and chronic stress impacting fitness for duty – in addition to persistent concerns around legal and illicit substance misuse.

US employers urged to take a broader approach to “workplace impairment”

The National Safety Council (NSC) is calling on America’s employers to consider more than substance misuse when addressing “workplace impairment” - in response to...
Events involving transportation incidents accounted for the largest share of fatalities.

Fatal work injuries increase 2%

There were 5,333 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2019, a two percent increase from the 5,250 in 2018, according to...
In total, there were 5,333 fatal workplace injuries in 2019, compared to 5,250 in 2018. While the fatality rate has not changed from 2017, this is the highest number of workplace deaths since 2007.

U.S. sees highest number of workplace fatalities since 2007

The number of worker deaths increased last year, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In total, there were 5,333 fatal...
Fourteen commercial vans qualify for an award by Euro NCAP under new criteria that prioritise crash avoidance and driver assistance systems.

Euro NCAP calls for fleet buyers to choose safer vans

Fleet operators are being urged to take responsibility for the safety of their drivers and to demand a minimum silver-level performance in Euro NCAP’s...
Based on in-depth interviews with safety, medical and health experts representing 13 industries, the State of the Response: The Future World of Work report also identifies key factors business leaders must take into account moving forward.

National Safety Council predicts renewed commitment to workplace safety

Continued remote work, an increased focus on flexible work arrangements and mental health, and a renewed commitment to workplace safety are among the most...
To help your organization manage this critical driver risk factor, eDriving brought together three of its driver risk management experts from around the world.

Driver fatigue webinar now on demand

Fatigue significantly increases the risk of a crash. It makes drivers less alert to what is happening on the road and less able to...
Free action pack resources are now available to help organisations get involved in the UK’s biggest road safety campaign.

Action pack resources available for Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week, organised by Brake, the road safety charity, takes place on 16-22 November. The theme of this year’s event is No Need...
The guide, Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport guidance for operators, outlines measures to access and address the risks of coronavirus.

COVID-19 guidance published for transport operators in England

The UK government’s Department for Transport has published a new guide to help transport organisations in England understand how to provide safer workplaces and...
“Fatigue and distraction detection: A review of commercially available devices to detect fatigue and distraction in drivers” provides a detailed comparison of around 100 technologies and systems, with the overall aim to provide a recommendation on which devices to consider for further testing or use.

New report compares driver fatigue detection devices

A new report has been published that compares a range of devices available to help reduce driver fatigue. “Fatigue and distraction detection: A review of...