Worker advocates say misclassifying employees as independent contractors allows employers to shirk responsibilities for providing government-mandated worker protections – including a safe and healthy workplace.
Federal officials say requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to use electronic logging devices to record their hours of service – a mandate set to begin in December 2017 – will reduce fatigue-related crashes.
Gennifer Lyon from DEKRA Insight explains how “creating connections and gathering data from various organizational viewpoints creates an opportunity to develop a predictive model for preventing incidents.”
Veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk talks about why “two things will always increase your merit as a safety professional – how well you develop relationships and how much you contribute.”
Bryan Trotter from Microsoft asks, “Should the impact of a company safety program stop at the corporate “fence line,” or does a more holistic approach make sense and then become expected by shareholders and customers?”