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SOURCE National Safety Council
ITASCA, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Car crashes are the leading cause of workplace fatalities in the U.S., and cell phone use is estimated to be involved in 26 percent of all crashes. Employers who ban employee use of cell phones while driving not only help reduce their employees' chances of being involved in a crash. Policies also help protect employers if an employee is involved in a crash where cell phone use is found to be a factor. The National Safety Council details the scope of this safety – and legal – problem in its Driving Down Distraction infographic.
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About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council, nsc.org, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact – distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities.
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