Onshoring Operations: Tips to Keep Risks from Hitting Home
A trend among U.S.-based manufacturers is the onshoring or “reshoring” of production operations. Over the last several years, more companies have opted to bring some of their offshore activities back home. This trend is likely to accelerate if Congress takes up the administration’s pledge to create more domestic manufacturing jobs.
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.
Ready for Peak Tornado and Hail Storm Season?
Spring is here, and so is tornado and hail storm season. Businesses should prepare for a potentially substantial 2017 storm season. Amerisure has some storm statistics and prep tips to help keep your employees and property protected.
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.
OSHA to Post Employer-Specific Safety Data
For the first time, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will publicly disclose establishment-specific injury and illness data from certain employers (see Table, below). Under a new rule that took effect January 1, employers must submit some data electronically so OSHA can post it on its website.