NSC expo
Subscribe or Register
View Cart  

Earn recertification points from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals by taking a quiz about this issue.

What's Your Opinion?

Do you believe most underrecording of injuries is unintentional or deliberate?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote Results

NSC updates cell phone ban resources

April 25, 2012

Tags
  • / Print
  • Reprints
  • Text Size:
    A A

The National Safety Council released its new white paper, Employer Liability and the Case for Comprehensive Cell Phone Policies (.pdf file), on April 25. The report explains how employers can be held liable when employees are involved in motor vehicle crashes where cell phone use was a factor.

To help companies implement a comprehensive policy, NSC updated its Cell Phone Policy Kit. The kit now includes a roll-out calendar, an activity guide, posters, tip sheets and materials explaining cognitive distraction.

The NSC white paper, Understanding the distracted brain: Why driving while using hands-free cell phones is risky behavior (.pdf file), has been updated with current statistics.

Both white papers are available in the kit or for individual download.

Post a comment to this article

Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.