How some women assess safety at a new workplace

There’s a lot of research to be done before you accept a position — especially if you’re a woman job hunting in the #MeToo era. Stories about high-profile harassers in media, entertainment, technology and beyond, have made some women leery about starting …

MEMIC Honors Eight Employers for Outstanding Workplace Safety

Portland, ME (WorkersCompensation.com) – At its Annual Meeting of the Policyholders last week, workers’ compensation specialist The MEMIC Group presented awards for workplace safety to eight of its more than 21,000 policyholders. MEMIC Senior Vice …

Workplace injuries spark safety call

TRADIES and construction workers are urged to consider electrical safety on work sites following the announcement of a Senate inquiry into industrial deaths. According to Safe Work Australia an average of four per cent of work-related deaths in Australia …

Father’s fatal fall sparks passion for workplace safety

Scott Brothers’ stake in his current business is personal. Thirteen years ago, a safety harness attached to his father and the oil derrick he was servicing snapped. The 66-foot fall killed him. “I realized that that incident didn’t happen in a vacuum …

Margin of Safety: How to Avoid Disaster and Find Success at Work

Benjamin Graham was an American investor and economist. Born in the U.K. in 1894, he warned no investor can ever eliminate the risk of being wrong. They can, however, insist on never overpaying no matter how exciting the investment. He called on investors …