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For more than half a century, the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has helped to improve the occupational safety and health of workers throughout the world. Owned and operated by Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA, the Institute conducts non-proprietary, peer-reviewed research to advance scientific, business-relevant knowledge in workplace and highway safety and work-related disability.
The Institute’s four Centers conduct scientific initiatives across four domains:
Can employees’ perceptions be used to gauge slips and falls risk? Find out what our researchers have learned in the latest Scientific Update.
We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Center Director, Research Institute in our Center for Physical Ergonomics.
The Rachael Ray Show recently featured a segment on the Research Institute's driver fatigue study.
The Research Institute and the International Ergonomics Association recently presented the 2013 IEA/Liberty Mutual Medal in Occupational Safety and Ergonomics.
Featured Scientific Publications
A recent Institute study, "Development and validation of safety climate scales for lone workers using truck drivers as exemplar" was recently published in Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.
Human Factors published an Institute investigation entitled, "How dangerous is looking away from the road? Algorithms predict crash risk from glance patterns in naturalistic driving."