Magazine article Risk Management

Hindsight

Magazine article Risk Management

Hindsight

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THE TOLL OF WORKPLACE INJURIES

4,190 Number of unintentional injury-related deaths in U.S. workplaces in 2015

3.0 Number of unintentional injury-related deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers

908 Number of deaths in the U.S. construction industry in 2015-the most fatalities of any sector

22.6 Deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in the U.S. agriculture industry (includes forestry, fishing and hunting), the highest death rate of any sector

4,400,000 Number of medically consulted injuries

$142.5 billion Total cost of work-related deaths ^ and injuries in 2015, which includes wage and productivity losses, medical costs, administrative expenses, employers' uninsured costs, damage to motor vehicles, and fire losses

Source: National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2 017 Edition

MANAGING DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY RISK

Many companies are planning to use disruptive technologies like telematics, the internet of things, drones, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and wearables. …

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