Attendees at the NSC Congress & Expo Monday morning listened to NASCAR driver Kyle Petty discuss safety in driving as well as his personal life.
Petty spoke about deaths in the sport, as well as the death of his son, Adam, and said “NASCAR and the entire industry said we have to proactive; we have to hang up our game.
For the first time, NSC is hosting an Auto Safety Tech Zone on the Expo floor with Ford, Toyota, FCA US and General Motors. All four car manufacturers will display vehicles equipped with cutting edge safety technologies that are paving the way toward advanced driver systems.
What workers are at increased risk of injury during hurricanes or tornados?
While most workers can stay inside during such a storm, some workers may be required to go into the storm. This may include utility workers, law enforcement personnel, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, federal, state and local government personnel (such as sanitation and highway workers), and military personnel.
As tech companies and automakers, cheered on by the federal government, race to test and promote autonomous vehicles, several surveys show that most motorists don’t want to drive, ride in or be on the road anywhere near them.
Severe weather happens year-round. Tornadoes, hurricanes and other storms can seriously damage power lines and other electrical equipment. Storm damage causes dangers that lurk after a storm has passed. Safe Electricity encourages you to be aware of and prepared for those dangers.
OSHA has engaged in a furious flurry of press activity over the past month.
Well, “furious” by Trump-OSHA standards. By anyone else’s standards, it’s still pathetic. OSHA has issued an astonishing total of six press releases since the beginning of August.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0. This is the latest guidance for automated driving systems to industry and States. Click here to view.
A Michigan company that couldn’t purchase workers’ compensation insurance because its injury rates were so high has radically changed its approach to safety, resulting in a significant reduction in its accident and incident rates and cost savings of about $30,000 a year.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation are the probable cause of the fatal May 7, 2016, crash near Williston, Florida.
On Demand During this webinar, Wade Duck, Training/Quality Control Manager for Southland Safety, will discuss 2015 statistics in the petroleum industry, the actual definition of an accident, and various causes of accidents.