With an average of three construction fatalities per day in the United States, what can the industry do to reduce this figure to zero? This article highlights the main causes of construction fatalities and how corporate leaders and on-site workers can take responsibility within their safety program.
Workers employed in construction, firefighting, public safety and mining run a risk of suffering concussions and other traumatic brain injuries on the job. This article highlights the major causes of workplace brain injuries and how employers can manage traumatic brain injuries and concussions.
Any organisation that carries out activities which require employees to use certain hand held tools needs to carefully assess the risks and put the right safeguards in place. This article provides advice on how organisations can reduce the risk of hand-arm vibration claims and fines.
Despite being received with enthusiasm, rehabilitation in the UK is being accused of having stalled – but why has it fallen so far behind similar models across Europe? Download this article now to find out more.
The Ebola Virus is responsible for over 120 deaths in West Africa. It’s an extreme example of an all-too-common threat. What are the implications of infectious diseases for multinational organisations? How do they affect business continuity? And what can companies do to mitigate risk?
This paper makes proposals to help former employees who have work-related illnesses to trace their employers’ liability (EL) insurer. This can be difficult as many years may have passed since individuals have left the employment where they contracted the illness and causing detriment to consumers.
Tailored towards bespoke insurance specialists, this edition of Lloyd's market newsletter looks at: what happens when a footballer sustains a career threatening injury; cover for journalists in conflict zones; marine insurance innovations; Solvency II; recent disasters and earthquake risks.
EIOPA’s Financial Stability Committee has updated its report on the financial stability of the insurance and occupational pension fund sectors in the EU/EEA. The report includes developments in financial markets, the insurance and reinsurance markets, plus the occupational pension fund market.
The 2011 Dental Benefits Survey reported that up to 92% of companies and up to 87% of employees recognise thatgood dental health supports overall wellbeing. However, around 20% of employees agree that there are issues accessing dentistry at the moment and up to 46% of companies believe this is…
The 2011 Dental Benefits Survey reported that the perception of a dental plan being a usable benefit is key, with 58% ofemployees and 61% of companies (across all company size brackets) believing a dental plan is a tangible usable benefit.