New York Insurance Fund Refunds $550M to Employers for Workplace Safety

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! The New York State Insurance Fund reported that it returned more than $550 million over the past year to businesses through its workers’ compensation safety discounts and dividends programs. The state agency provides dividends for companies that belong to a NYSIF safety group, where employers in … Read more

Tourists Find Safety After Floods Close Death Valley Roads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of hotel guests trapped by flash flooding at Death Valley National Park were able to drive out after crews cleared a pathway through rocks and mud, but roads damaged by floodwaters or choked with debris were expected to remain closed into next week, officials said Saturday. The National Park Service … Read more

Charities underpin the UK’s social safety net as cost of living crisis bites

The Isle of Sheppey on the Thames estuary is ranked among the most deprived areas of Britain and like millions of people living on low incomes, its residents are grappling with the rising cost of food and fuel. All are bracing themselves for even harder times this winter. In a pub car park on the … Read more

Oregon Heat Wave Puts State Workplace Safety Rules to Test

New state rules require access to water, shade and breaks on hot days, but workers say they’re still laboring in unsafe conditions. Skyler Fischer is forklift driver at a Fred Meyer distribution center in the town of Clackamas. He’s been working there for 12 years and works at least four days a week, 10 to … Read more

After 20 Deaths, Connecticut Plans $20M Safety Effort to Prevent Wrong-Way Crashes

Connecticut’s Bond Commission approved $20 million in borrowing Friday for the purchase of equipment designed to help prevent drivers from going the wrong way down the state’s highways after nearly a dozen wrong-way crashes led to 20 deaths this year. Under the program, the state Department of Transportation plans to install cameras on wrong-way signs … Read more

Boost engg capabilities: Govt to airlines amid series of safety incidents

India has asked airlines to increase their engineering-related capabilities at all base and transit stations, the junior minister for civil aviation told lawmakers on Monday, after a series of safety-related incidents in recent weeks. Airlines have also been asked to take “appropriate mitigation action and greater internal surveillance to ensure safety of … Read more

Passenger safety paramount: Scindia on multiple snags reported by airlines

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday asserted passenger safety is paramount to the government and that DGCA’s measures to ensuring this would continue in the coming days in the backdrop of increased technical snags being reported by different airlines in the country. The DGCA, the aviation safety regulator has conducted many … Read more

Ford Bronco Engine Failures Prompt US Safety Investigation

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Ford Motor Co.’s hot-selling Bronco sport-utility vehicle is the subject of a safety investigation by federal regulators for catastrophic engine failure that can cause the vehicle to lose power at highway speeds. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a filing Tuesday that it … Read more

Stocks fall, bonds rise as investors seek safety

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content NEW YORK — Wall Street equities fell and U.S. Treasuries rallied on Tuesday a day before a likely Federal Reserve rate hike as investors grappled with growing economic concerns after retail giant Walmart Inc’s profit warning and signs of a looming gas supply crisis … Read more

Robert Kiyosaki warns that a key economic signal is flashing bright red. Here are the 3 assets he likes for shock safety

‘Major crash to come’: Robert Kiyosaki warns that a key economic signal is flashing bright red. Here are the 3 assets he likes for shock safety Soaring inflation, rising interest rates, and a slowing U.S. housing market continue to send nervous vibes across the stock market. But Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says … Read more