Safety http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en A Flurry of Discord at Ariens Snowblower Plant http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A walkout at the plant over prayer breaks for Somali Muslim workers is still unresolved. CEO Dan Ariens and a Muslim rights group both weigh in on the issue, along with a pair of employment lawyers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant#comments Engagement Labor / Employment Policy Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:28:00 +0000 249721 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Sandy Says: Are You a Safety Advocate? http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The appointment of a “safety advocate” at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles caught my eye. What, I thought, does a formal “safety advocate” do?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Safety Operations The Latest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000 248881 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The True Cost of Poor Worker Health is a C-Suite Issue http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Does your employer want to grow top-line revenue? It seems like a dumb question; what employer doesn&rsquo;t want to make more money? And yet, says Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, many employers essentially are throwing money away by not addressing employee presenteeism and its causes, or recognizing that an integrated approach to employee health and wellness can reduce the number of absences and days lost to presenteeism.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Corporate Culture Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:43:00 +0000 219471 at http://www.industryweek.com A Breath Away from Catastrophe: Creating Mindful Work Environments http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments <div class="field-byline"> Tom Wojick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How promoting mindfulness in the workplace strengthens your workplace safety strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Corporate Culture Safety The Latest Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 214771 at http://www.industryweek.com Managing Expectations and Outlook Leads to Brighter Return-to-Work Programs http://www.industryweek.com/safety/managing-expectations-and-outlook-leads-brighter-return-work-programs <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Robert Hall, Helios </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The path from injury to resuming work duties is not always a smooth one. It can be difficult to balance the concerns of both your business and the injured worker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/managing-expectations-and-outlook-leads-brighter-return-work-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/managing-expectations-and-outlook-leads-brighter-return-work-programs#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Safety Operations The Latest Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:00:00 +0000 214861 at http://www.industryweek.com Listeria Linked to Dole Packaged Salad Kills One, Sickens 11 http://www.industryweek.com/quality/listeria-linked-dole-packaged-salad-kills-one-sickens-11 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dole on Thursday halted production at the Ohio manufacturing plant linked to the listeria outbreak.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/listeria-linked-dole-packaged-salad-kills-one-sickens-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/listeria-linked-dole-packaged-salad-kills-one-sickens-11#comments Companies & Executives Quality Safety Leadership The Latest Fri, 22 Jan 2016 22:33:00 +0000 214191 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images NHTSA Issues Recall for 5 Million More Takata Airbags http://www.industryweek.com/safety/nhtsa-issues-recall-5-million-more-takata-airbags <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall announcement includes, for the first time, cars from Volkswagen and Audi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/nhtsa-issues-recall-5-million-more-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/nhtsa-issues-recall-5-million-more-takata-airbags#comments Companies & Executives Quality Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:40:00 +0000 214181 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind</p> Copyright Drew Angerer, Getty Images U.S. Companies Pay $62 Billion Per Year for Workplace Injuries http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Workplace injuries and accidents that cause employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers nearly $62 billion in 2013, the most recent year for which statistically valid injury data is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the National Academy of Social Insurance, according to <a href="http://lmi.co/WSI2016" target="_blank">the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index</a>. That is more than $1billion per week spent on the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Corporate Culture Safety Operations The Latest Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:33:00 +0000 211981 at http://www.industryweek.com AUTO SHOW: Can Car Crashes Become Passé? http://www.industryweek.com/safety/auto-show-can-car-crashes-become-pass <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dramatic improvement in collision avoidance tech has helped automakers foreign and domestic aim for a future free from wrecks: “The long term vision is that cars shouldn’t crash.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/auto-show-can-car-crashes-become-pass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/auto-show-can-car-crashes-become-pass#comments Emerging Technologies Safety Transportation Operations Supply Chain Technology The Latest Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:54:00 +0000 210771 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images First GM Ignition Trial Starts in New York http://www.industryweek.com/safety/first-gm-ignition-trial-starts-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Will General Motors be held accountable for the faults of “Old GM”? The first in a series of trials related to the company’s 2014 recall over faulty ignition switches might lend some answers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/first-gm-ignition-trial-starts-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/first-gm-ignition-trial-starts-new-york#comments Companies & Executives Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:17:00 +0000 210041 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>GM CEO Mary Barra prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in April 2014. The company has been dealing for years with the fallout from a long ignition-switch scandal, recall and, starting this week, a jury trial.</p> Allison Shelley, Getty Images