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?

Has an employer ever asked you to do something that violated your code of ethics as a safety professional?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote   Results

Get the news that's
important to you.

Sign up for Safety+Health’s free monthly newsletters on:

  • Construction
  • Health Care Workers
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Office Safety Tips
  • Transportation
  • Worker Health and Wellness
  • Subscribe today

    NSC updates cell phone ban resources

    May 23, 2012

    • / Print
    • Reprints
    • Text Size:
      A A

    NSC recently released its new white paper, Employer Liability and the Case for Comprehensive Cell Phone Policies (.pdf file). The report explains how employers can be held liable when employees are involved in crashes where cell phone use is a factor.

    To help companies implement a comprehensive cell phone policy, NSC updated its Cell Phone Policy Kit. The kit now includes a roll-out calendar, activity guide, posters, tip sheets and materials explaining cognitive distraction. You may download the kit or request a CD by emailing roadsafety@nsc.org.

    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 also are available in the NSC Cell Phone Policy Kit.

    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.