Implementing Lean Construction Principles is a Rewarding Challenge for Firms
NOV 21, 2018 construction
Implementing Lean Construction Principles is a Rewarding Challenge for Firms Lean construction is a new way of designing production systems. More construction firms are adopting this methodology, as it maximizes value for the customer while simultaneously reducing waste. Read More
Distracted Driving is Basically Multitasking - but Worse
NOV 12, 2018 risk management
Distracted Driving is Basically Multitasking - but Worse It’s easy to get behind the wheel and seemingly arrive at your destination without feeling like any time has passed. Once you’ve driven a route frequently, it almost becomes automatic. Read More
Breathe Easy. Protect Yourself from Respirable Silica.
NOV 02, 2018 construction, risk management
Breathe Easy. Protect Yourself from Respirable Silica.

Though it’s inert in everyday contexts, crystalline silica is harmful to health when it is crushed, ground, drilled, or used in other industrial processes. During these processes, dust particles are produced, and some of the very fine particles are known as respirable crystalline silica (RCS).

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Distracted Driving is an Expensive Risk
OCT 22, 2018 Dave Galbraith, AVP Risk Management risk management
Distracted Driving is an Expensive Risk The average cost of a distracted driving accident is alarming. Numerous sources and statistics consider the total cost of a non-fatal injury accident to be approximately $65,000. What’s even more alarming is how quickly this average can elevate. Read More
Safety First – MIOSHA’s New Commitment to Workplace Safety and Health
OCT 17, 2018 risk management
Safety First – MIOSHA’s New Commitment to Workplace Safety and Health The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) recently announced that employers with up to 250 employees can apply for a matching grant of up to $5,000 to make improvements in their workplace safety and health. Read More
Refreshing Our Brand — the Story
OCT 09, 2018
Refreshing Our Brand — the Story Earlier this year, we unveiled our new logo. The modernized icon was only the beginning of a comprehensive brand refresh. We’re excited to officially launch our new tagline, messaging and imagery, which reinforces our organization’s vision. Read More
The Changing Manufacturing Industry
OCT 04, 2018 manufacturing, market trends
The Changing Manufacturing Industry Dramatic changes to technology, risk, and human capability have all shaped the current manufacturing landscape. Future generations of manufacturers could work with entirely different products and processes than those of their predecessors. Read More
The Importance of a Distracted Driving Policy
SEP 24, 2018 risk management
The Importance of a Distracted Driving Policy The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 391,000 people were injured in 2015 from motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. Distracted driving is any activity that diverts our attention from driving, including eating or drinking, talking or texting on a cell phone, or using a navigation system. Read More
Hands-On Work is Making a Comeback
SEP 07, 2018 construction, manufacturing, market trends
Hands-On Work is Making a Comeback Over the past 50 years, there has been a sharp decline in the recognition and education of skilled trades. Now, as Baby Boomers begin to retire from the construction, manufacturing and engineering fields, 31 million positions will be open to vocational workers in the next two years. The problem? Skilled trades have been deemphasized for so long that younger generations do not consider this career path. Read More
Amerisure Internships: Inspired by Growth, Fueled by Passion
AUG 29, 2018 understanding insurance
Amerisure Internships: Inspired by Growth, Fueled by Passion When Rob Schrage walked into Amerisure’s Tampa Core Service Center (CSC) for his first day of work, he knew his summer internship would be anything but ordinary. Read More
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