Safety en Samsung Will Blame Note 7 Fiasco on Irregularly Sized Battery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After months of investigation, the South Korean tech giant will announce that the fires and overheating that forced it to scrap its Note 7 line were caused by batteries that didn’t fit properly in the phones.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quality Safety Global Economy Operations Technology The Latest Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000 530721 at George Frey, Getty Images EPA Issues Proposed Rules on Chemical Risk Evaluation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New rules target chemical manufacturing, establish a process for identifying high-risk chemicals and prioritize which chemicals should be evaluated.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:28:00 +0000 527321 at Tesla Avoids Recall in Probe of Death Linked to Autopilot <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. government said a "safety-related defect trend has not been identified" with regard to death of Joshua Brown who was killed in May when his all-electric Tesla Model S sedan crashed into the side of a semitrailer that was crossing a Florida highway.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:10:00 +0000 528941 at Will The Trump Administration's Regulatory Reform Agenda Include Rollback of EHS Regulations? <div class="field-byline"> Russell Carr </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Facts and political realities likely to confront the Trump administration and his appointees regarding potential efforts to roll-back current EHS regulations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Leadership The Latest Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:16:00 +0000 525391 at <p>President-elect Donald Trump takes questions at a news conference at Trump Tower on Jan. 11 in New York City. This was Trump&#39;s first official news conference since the November elections. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)</p> Making Value-Based Medical Care Work in an Occupational Setting <div class="field-byline"> By Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>The U.S. healthcare system has undergone significant changes over the years. One transformation that likely will stand the test of time is the industry's transition from fee-for-service to value-based care payment models, which helps reduce cost while improving quality.</p></div></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:02:00 +0000 524971 at Businesses Spend More Than $1 Billion a Week on Serious, Nonfatal Workplace Injuries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New research from Liberty Mutual places a dollar amount on the cost of serious, nonfatal workplace injuries to American businesses.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:19:00 +0000 519031 at <p>Overexertion involving outside sources ranked first among the leading causes of disabling injury.</p> Thinkstock Safety Tips to Prevent Winter-Related Workplace Accidents <div class="field-byline"> Corey Berghoefer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A strong safety culture extends to all seasons, even in winter when cold stress is common among outdoor workers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Workforce The Latest Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:56:00 +0000 515131 at The Importance of EPCRA Reporting and the Dangers of Complacency <div class="field-byline"> Missy Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Even with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act having been the law of the land for 30 years, many organizations continue to have lax policies and inadequate recordkeeping.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety The Latest Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:50:00 +0000 507341 at Trump's Regulation Rollback: Will Worker Safety Suffer? <div class="field-byline"> Brian Fielkow, J.D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Will workers be safe under the Trump administration? The answer is easy: It's up to business leaders.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Regulations Leadership Operations The Latest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:20:00 +0000 508011 at <p>When politicians and regulators dictate the structure of our safety programs, says CEO Brian Fielkow, there is a &quot;low probability that desirable safety outcomes will result.&quot;</p> Buying Into Safety: One Fleet's View <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><div></div><p>Cari Baylor, president of <a href="">Baylor Trucking</a>, is a big believer in the benefits of high-end safety technologies, despite the often high-end price tag that comes with them.</p></div></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire Safety Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:52:00 +0000 507511 at