Mold Prevention and Cleanup After a Hurricane After a hurricane, the likelihood of mold contamination in your building is high, and excessive mold exposure may lead to several health problems. When returning to your business after a major storm, it is important to consider the dangers that come with floodwater. When the water recedes, it leaves behind bacteria that is a serious threat to health. Read More
Trench Safety Stand Down Week

Always with an eye to keep worksites safe, the National Utility Contractor’s Association (NUCA) – with the full support of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – recognizes June 19 to 24, 2017 as Trench Safety Stand Down Week. What does this mean? The NUCA is asking all contractors, municipalities, military and others involved with trenching operations to talk directly to employees and others about trench safety and excavation hazards.

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Texas to Ban Texting While Driving
JUN 15, 2017 general liability
Texas to Ban Texting While Driving

As of September 1, 2017, Texas will become the 47th state to ban texting while driving. Currently, Montana and Arizona are two remaining states that allow texting behind the wheel, and Missouri only bans it for drivers under the age of 21.

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The Importance of National Safe and Sound Week Safety and health programs play a vital part in any business, but especially in industries such as construction and manufacturing. To help bring awareness to the importance of safety and health at the workplace, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is spearheading the inaugural Safe + Sound Week this June 12-18, 2017. Over 70 employee- and safety-related organizations are supporting this worthy endeavor. Read More
What is Telematics and How Can It Optimize Fleet Operations?
JUL 27, 2015 Brought to you by Amerisure general liability, market trends, property & casualty
What is Telematics and How Can It Optimize Fleet Operations? Derived from the dual terminology of “Telecommunications” and “Informatics”, Telematics, is a way of monitoring the movements, behavior, status, and location of a vehicle (or fleet of vehicles).  Through the technology, information regarding a vehicle is sent, received and stored digitally with the goal of monitoring and/or evaluating both driver and vehicle performance.  Read More
Spring Has Sprung - and So Have Your Job Site Pollution Risks
APR 17, 2015 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, general liability
Spring Has Sprung - and So Have Your Job Site Pollution Risks As spring returns, so do the sounds of progress: shovels breaking ground, front-end loaders dumping fill dirt into heavy haulers, and construction workers opening the tailgates of their pickups at job sites. The return of spring of course also means rain, often resulting in project delays, other job challenges, and something more substantial – yet often overlooked: exposure to pollution. Read More
How to Manage Hidden Construction Risks
JAN 31, 2014 Brought to you by Amerisure construction, general liability
How to Manage Hidden Construction Risks Construction is an inherently challenging industry. A lack of protocols and proper protection could turn costly, which means a company might end up in a tough financial spot rather easily. Read More