Construction Unemployment Rates Are Improving
JUN 06, 2017 construction
Construction Unemployment Rates Are Improving

Recently released analysis from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) shows that April’s not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 22 states and unchanged in two on a year-over-year basis.

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Join Amerisure in Observing National Safety Month this June
JUN 01, 2017 construction, property & casualty
Join Amerisure in Observing National Safety Month this June According to the National Safety Council (NSC), over 146,000 preventable deaths occurred in 2015. With this number at an all-time high, it is crucial that safety become a top priority in the workplace and at home.  Read More
Modular Construction Trend Offers Safety Benefits
MAY 18, 2017 Dave Galbraith, AVP, Loss Control Technical Lead construction, risk management Tags: Compensation, Construction, Control, Loss, Management, Manufacturing, Risk, Workers
Modular Construction Trend Offers Safety Benefits In the construction industry, risks from natural and manmade hazards are part of the job. Permanent Modular Construction (PMC) is a growing trend in building that reduces some of those exposures and helps make jobsites safer. Read More
Get Ready, Get Set, Stay Safe - Preparedness is Job 1 For many people, “preparedness” means thinking of keeping one’s home and family safe. With the average full-time working American spending 47 hours on the job each week, being prepared for emergencies at the workplace should also be a top priority. Read More
Silica Standard Raises Bar on Construction Industry Safety
MAR 06, 2017 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, insurance claims, risk management, workers compensation
Silica Standard Raises Bar on Construction Industry Safety

A new federal safety standard on worker exposure to silica dust will have major implications for the construction industry.

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3 Key Resources for Fleet Safety
NOV 21, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, property & casualty
3 Key Resources for Fleet Safety Free Behavioral Assessment Is a Hiring & Training Tool
 
Driver error is overwhelmingly the root cause of vehicle crashes.

While it might be human to err, it is more human to learn.
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Prepare Your Construction Firm for Winter Weather
NOV 16, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, risk management
Prepare Your Construction Firm for Winter Weather From driving vehicles on the job to walking safely in snowy work sites and overall health and safety, your risk management plan should address the concerns of winter weather this upcoming season. Read More
The 7-Piece Puzzle of Fleet Safety
NOV 01, 2016 Kevin Clary, Vice President Loss Control construction, property & casualty, risk management
The 7-Piece Puzzle of Fleet Safety Construction Firms Can Assemble a Picture with Fewer Accidents
 
Both the number and severity of automobile accidents have increased. Read More
What the Crystalline Silica Rule Means to Your Business
MAY 10, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, workers compensation
What the Crystalline Silica Rule Means to Your Business The Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule on limiting worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica – a measure that’s expected to save more than 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year.  Read More
American Businesses Get Smarter About Environmental Risks
APR 06, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, manufacturing, property & casualty
American Businesses Get Smarter About Environmental Risks We may be busier, but we’re also getting smarter.

According to a recently published report, the frequency of environmental claims continues to increase an average of 20-30% each year. One theory suggests this growth in exposure is due to an uptick in construction activity brought on by a recovering economy. Read More
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