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.
AUG 17, 2018
Dave Galbraith, AVP Risk Management
Robot or Cobot?
Since the introduction of the first commercial cobots in 2011, significant advances have improved their capacities, acceptance, cost and use. Cobots can be purchased for as low as $15,000 and have little additional expenses— such as end of arm tooling.
Ten Apps to Help Prevent Distracted Driving
Amerisure’s 2018 Distracted Driving Campaign was created to keep employees and policyholders safe, on and off the job. Today, most people are never without their cellphones. Knowing when to put down the phone and focus on the road is crucial to keeping everyone safe. Check out our favorite distracted driving prevention apps and do your part to reduce distracted driving.
Growing Pains? Consider Automation
Technology has rapidly become an integral part of each day. Due to its vast capabilities, developments have improved all areas of life, including the business sector. Thanks to new technology, the productivity of workers and the efficiency of processes can improve.
Third Annual Trench Safety Stand Down
This week, June 18-23, is the Trench Safety Stand Down, sponsored by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA), and supported by the Occupational Safety and Health Association.