Tag: NIOSH


The Changing Risks of Work-Related Accidents in Retail

The Changing Risks of Work-Related Accidents in Retail

Officials from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have recently suggested that the evolving nature of the retail environment may lead to a change in the risk of work-related accidents. Although retail is generally considered a low-injury hazard sector, new processes (such as curbside pickup) and changes   Read More


How to Recognize Signs of Employee Fraud

How to Recognize Signs of Employee Fraud

A comprehensive study of injuries and illnesses in retail several years ago surprised researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). They said that despite the perception of retail work being non-risky, they found that retail workers account for 20 percent of reported injuries and illnesses while   Read More


Terrorism, Workplace Violence, and Insurance Implications

Terrorism, Workplace Violence, and Insurance Implications

Several recent manmade disasters, including the attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL, and the Brussels airport terrorist bombing, highlight the vulnerability of the workplace. Terrorism and workplace violence costs employers over $120 billion a year, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). As the chance   Read More