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.

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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.

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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
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
Ready for Peak Tornado and Hail Storm Season?
MAY 11, 2017 property & casualty Tags: Casualty, Control, Loss, Property
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.  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
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
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.

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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
Behind the Wheel? 3 Safe Driving Reminders
DEC 05, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure property & casualty
Behind the Wheel? 3 Safe Driving Reminders The American dream is rich with visions of freedom and independence. The open road — whether Route 66 or a country lane — represents the realization of those great ideals. Read More
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