November 25, 2020

US: Thank you + study: 18% would rather skip Thanksgiving than drive for it

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What would America do to avoid stressful Thanksgiving travel? [Survey] Since driving during the holidays can be stressful, we polled Americans on what they would do to get out of driving for Thanksgiving. As it turns out, many of us would go to great lengths to avoid the crush of traffic and stress that often […]

Study: Opioids more likely to kill Americans than car crash

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By Solange Ranger From Newsmax A shocking report published Monday by the National Safety Council says Americans are more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in an automobile crash. Americans now have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from an opioid overdose, compared to a 1 in 103 chance of dying in a vehicle […]

Gadget of the week

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This ingenious gadget is designed to wake you up if you start to doze while driving By Team Commerce From Mashable Drunk driving is universally scorned, as it should be, but did you know that driving after a bad night’s sleep can be just as dangerous? It’s true: According to a National Safety Council study on fatigue, “Losing […]

Gadget of the week

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This ingenious gadget is designed to wake you up if you start to doze while driving BY TEAM COMMERCE From MASHABLE Drunk driving is universally scorned, as it should be, but did you know that driving after a bad night’s sleep can be just as dangerous? It’s true: According to a National Safety Council study on […]

How seniors can reduce risk of falling

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From Newsmax One in four Americans 65 and older falls each year, with some ending up in hospitals or even dying. But new research suggests that it’s possible to avoid some of these serious injuries. When seniors who are at risk of falling have a prevention plan, they’re less likely to suffer a tumble-related hospitalization, […]

Cayman Insurance’s smash hit – 25 years of the Cayman Islands Captive Forum

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A 25-year history is something to shout about. The Cayman Captive Forum is the world’s biggest international captive insurance event, where over 1,400 captive directors and managers, CFOs, risk managers and service providers from around across the globe will converge in the Cayman Islands this November to network, learn, and discuss the issues most pressing […]

Overdosing on the Job: Opioid crisis spills into the workplace

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From Newsmax At Philip Tulkoff’s food-processing plant in Baltimore, machines grind tough horseradish roots into puree. “If you put your arm in the wrong place,” the owner says, “and you’re not paying attention, it’s going to pull you in.” It’s not a good place to be intoxicated. Drug abuse in the workforce is a growing […]