However, the evidence suggests there are some downsides to the amount of technology we use in the workplace. Although it might seem counter-intuitive, sometimes limiting the amount of technology employees use can actually increase their productivity. Limits on tech can prevent fatigue and help staff avoid procrastination so they are worth taking a look at.read more
Driving in the winter can be harrowing, especially where blizzard and icy conditions crop up seemingly out of nowhere. But new safety technologies are being added to cars at a record rate. Some can even take control of the vehicle to help us avoid crashes.read more
Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. Take some basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season.read more
Early in the development of telematics and usage-based insurance, insurers took great pains to remove the “big brother” aspects of the technology, assuring customers that locations wouldn’t be tracked, for example. But as underwriting losses attributable to distracted driving are on the rise, telematics vendors are looking to sell insurance carriers on a new dimension for their technology: Driver behavior monitoring.read more
Energi hosted insurance brokers and agents as well as eCaptiv Members and Prospect Members at the Evolve Conference in Orlando, Florida.read more
Workplace safety cannot exist on best practice guidelines and policies alone. A safe working environment is based on how well the people, in both management and on the factory floor, adhere to — and communicate about — safety standards.
The foundation of any successful workplace safety effort is one that encourages employees to identify unsafe behaviors and opportunities for improvement while also making well-informed safety decisions during daily routine tasks.read more