Research Institute

For more than 60 years, the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has helped to improve the safety and health of people throughout the world. Owned and operated by Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA, the Institute conducts peer-reviewed research to advance scientific knowledge and help reduce injuries and prevent disability.

Announcements

U.S. businesses spend nearly $60 billion dollars annually on serious disabling workplace injuries according to the 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. The top 10 injuries account for 83% of these costs.


2016 IEA/Liberty Mutual Metal winning investigation examines methods for measuring occupational physical exposures.  Read the press release.

Current Communications

In 2015, more than 35,000 lives were lost due to roadway crashes. That equates to one life lost every 15 minutes.  In the future, fully automated vehicles may help reduce driving fatalities; however, when and how we get there is debatable.  Read our latest From Research to Reality to learn about automated vehicles, the changing role of the driver, and the impact on safety.

Download our new Scientific Update & News to read about our latest developments.

Featured Scientific Paper

Shaw, W.S., Hartvigsen, J., Woiszwillo, M.J., Linton, S.J. and Reme, S.E. (2016). Psychological distress in acute low back pain: A review of measurement scales and levels of distress reported in the first two months after pain onset. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(9), 1573–1587. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.004

Research In Action

​Learn about the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety through our overview video and discover how we bring our research to reality

​Learn about the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety through our overview video and discover how we bring our research to reality

Contact Us

​Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
71 Frankland Road
Hopkinton, MA  01748 USA
Phone:  508-497-0200
Fax: 508-435-0482

 
Questions, Comments Feedback

​Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
71 Frankland Road
Hopkinton, MA  01748 USA
Phone:  508-497-0200
Fax: 508-435-0482

 
Questions, Comments Feedback