Risk Transfer—Via Contract or Insurance, It’s a Crucial Financial Step
JUN 26, 2017 property & casualty, risk management
Risk Transfer—Via Contract or Insurance, It’s a Crucial Financial Step

There are two primary ways construction companies and contractors can shift or share their exposure to financial costs due to accidents, negligence, errors and other causes of liability or property loss: 1. contractual agreements and 2. insurance.

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.

Read More
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
3 Steps to Take Now for Hurricane Season
MAY 18, 2017 property & casualty, risk management
3 Steps to Take Now for Hurricane Season The Atlantic hurricane season has officially started, and Amerisure knows you can never be too prepared, too early. Businesses shouldn’t wait for a hurricane warning to start thinking about the preparations, processes and provisions needed to not only survive, but to keep things running as smoothly as possible if a hurricane does hit.  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
Amerisure Supports Distracted Driving Awareness Month
APR 07, 2017 Brought to you by Amerisure property & casualty, risk management
Amerisure Supports Distracted Driving Awareness Month If you feel cellphone-related driving accidents are appearing more and more frequently in the news, you’d be correct. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 3,477 people were killed and 391,000 were injured in 2015 due to distracted driving. That translates to nearly ten people killed and more than one thousand injured each day. When it comes to work-related deaths, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause, accounting for over 35,000 deaths per year in the U.S. 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.

Read More
Fleet Owner? Amerisure Offers Telematics Pilot Program
JAN 27, 2017 Kevin Clary, Vice President of Loss Control property & casualty, risk management
Fleet Owner? Amerisure Offers Telematics Pilot Program The most dangerous thing many workers do is to drive a vehicle in their employer's fleet. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which is still gathering data on 2016, estimates more than 17,775 motor vehicle fatalities occurred in the first half of 2016, a 10% increase from 2015. Read More
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
Displaying results 51-60 (of 114)
 ◀◀ First    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11    Last ▶▶