When your employees aren’t getting enough sleep, productivity suffers and the risk of an accident goes up. In dangerous occupations, such as those where employees are trusted to operate heavy machinery, or in the trucking industry, for instance, the consequences can be costly — and deadly.
Short term disability insurance, driving while high, health and safety regulation and more. This is the WMA News Recap for Oct. 1, 2018.
Driving while high, employees working alone, and an inter-provincial insurance dispute. This is the WMA News Recap for Sep. 24.
Sleep deprivation in the trucking industry is responsible for a huge amount of increased risk. What can employers do to keep their operations safe, healthy, and profitable?
Extreme weather in injury law, disability claims, and what’s reasonably practicable in Occupational Health and Safety — this is the WMA News Recap for the week of Sep. 17.
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that can leave employees unable to perform at top capacity. With the risk of accidents up and productivity down, employers should be aware of what this means for them.
Sleep deprivation can have a subtle or an overt effect on your bottom-line. Whether it’s big, expensive mistakes caused by a lack of a attention, or many smaller errors over a long period of time, making sure your workers get enough sleep is vital.
Driving while stoned, the opioid crisis, and the difficulty of inter-provincial claims adjusting: this is the WMA News Recap for the week of Sep. 10.
Mental health in the workplace, auto fatalities and accidents, and workers taking longer to return to work. This is the WMA News Recap for the week of Sep 3.
Winter trucking accidents can derail your whole business between damage, repair, and recovery time. Know what to do when faced with an injured driver — but also take these steps to mitigate risk.