What is the most hazardous task your workers will do today? If you’re in a high-hazard industry, you might think it’s operating a dangerous piece of machinery or working at heights. If your industry is less dangerous, maybe it’s a job that requires heavy lifting. However, there’s a good chance that the most dangerous thing […]
Do you know your general service tank cars from your cryogenic liquid tank cars? Do you know your refrigerated liquefied gases from your liquefied compressed gases? If your facility handles hazardous materials in tank cars, you should!
A GPS fleet tracking system can improve your fuel efficiency, vehicle maintenance, and work flow. But the information provided by such a system can also be used to protect human life, enhance the safety of your personnel, and defend the integrity of your business. Here’s how a GPS fleet tracking program can make a significant […]
Companies with large fleets, like package delivery companies, police departments, and public transportation providers, have long used GPS-based fleet tracking systems to closely monitor their vehicles. Fleet tracking offers companies a more efficient way to track and dispatch drivers. In addition, they can save employers time and money and improve environmental performance by reducing fuel […]
State motor vehicle crash reports from across the United States do not fully capture critical data needed to understand the rise in roadway fatalities, according to a recent report. Keep reading to learn more.
Summer’s fast approaching, and school is almost out. Lots of teenagers are looking for work. Here are some guidelines to follow if any of those kids you are hiring will be driving on the job.
When you understand the costs of motor vehicle accidents to your company, you will want to take steps to control the costs. Today we will look at some case studies of how some companies implemented practices that reduced motor vehicle accidents and helped contain costs associated with driving on the job.
Are your workers driving safely while on the job? There are both human and financial reasons to stress motor vehicle safety with your employees. Let’s take a look at what you can do to promote safe driving on the job and off. We’ll focus on distracted driving and seat belts.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has petitioned the EPA to adopt more stringent emissions standards for locomotives. Locomotives are currently subject to EPA’s Tier 4 emissions standards, which are “substantially reducing per-locomotive emissions and partially mitigating projected increases in rail traffic,” notes CARB Chair Mary Nichols in her letter. But the reductions do not […]
April is Distracted Driving Month, and the National Safety Council (NSC) is urging Americans to #justdrive. More than a hashtag, it’s a strategy for saving lives.