The first part in a three-part series with Staubli Robotics on how robotics is affecting the food processing industry.
It is no secret that insurance and other operational expenses are soaring for many trucking companies in the wake of rising litigation costs. Nuclear verdicts, lawsuits which result in judgments exceeding $1 million, are a major threat to the industry and your business. Studies have also shown that the underlying arguments for these verdicts often focus on the “dirty five”.
Over the last several years, safety has become a focus for many contractors. This includes obvious job site hazards, such as unprotected falls, struck-by objects, caught in-between, and electrical shocks, but it also includes unseen mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts, which can be just as hazardous to worker safety.