RAND Research Related to Workplace Health and Safety

  • Greater Effort Needed to Reduce Health Risks Posed by Nanomaterials

    Apr 25, 2006

    The U.S. government is providing insufficient funding and other resources to understand and manage risks that nanomaterials pose to the health of workers in the rapidly growing nanotechnology industry.

  • Evaluating California's Disability Rating System

    Jan 5, 2006

    California's system of evaluating the severity of injuries of permanently disabled workers has long been widely criticized. A thorough analysis of the system found that it works well in certain respects but is frought with inconsistencies and inequities.

  • California's Water Crisis

    Sep 30, 2015

    Leadership from the California Farm Bureau Federation, the California Water Commission, and the Association of California Water Agencies discuss solutions to the water crisis. This event is open to the public; Policy Circle members are invited to a pre-event reception and will receive reserved seating.

  • ISIS: Assessing the Global Threat

    Sep 24, 2015

    A year into the U.S.-led bombing on ISIS, how much progress has been made against the self-proclaimed Islamic State? RAND's Andrew Liepman and Citi Private Bank's Hasan Shirazi discuss the global threat ISIS poses and what can be done to contain it.

  • Ten Years On: Discussing Hurricane Katrina

    Sep 24, 2015

    [Pittsburgh, PA] Mississippi governor Haley Barbour joins the Dinner Club for a conversation about disaster management and the leadership lessons he learned dealing with megadisaster Katrina. Joining him is Lloyd Dixon, director of the RAND Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation.