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.

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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
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
Will You ‘Wear’ Your Way to a Safer Workplace?
AUG 24, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure market trends, risk management, workers compensation
Will You ‘Wear’ Your Way to a Safer Workplace?
Wearable Technology, The New Frontier in Workers Comp Management and Worker Protection
Hard hats are the symbol of safety. But more high-tech “wearable devices” could make for a safer work environment. And a safer scene could yield fewer workers compensation issues. Read More
Staying On Top of Winter Weather Property Risks
JAN 18, 2016 Brought to you by Amerisure risk management, understanding insurance, workers compensation
Staying On Top of Winter Weather Property Risks The snow comes down, melts and then freezes again before the next storm hits. This grueling winter cycle makes it difficult to maintain your business property—especially in colder, northern climates. If certain steps are not taken, you run the risk of personal injury and serious property damage. Here are some tips for staying on top of winter weather property risks. Read More
IoT - A Game Changer for Insurers and Consumers
AUG 11, 2015 By Jim Suchara, Vice President IT market trends, risk management, workers compensation
IoT - A Game Changer for Insurers and Consumers In the last few years, the number of devices online surpassed the number of people online, giving rise to the term, Internet of Things, or IoT.  The IoT is a growing ecosystem of “smart” internet-connected devices that use wireless technology to communicate with each other and with broader information systems.   Read More
Seven Safety Tips for Hurricane Season
APR 30, 2015 Brought to you by Amerisure property & casualty, risk management
Seven Safety Tips for Hurricane Season Summer is just around the corner and so, unfortunately, is Hurricane Season. The season, which typically runs from June 1 – November 30, can wreak devastation that annually averages over $1.8 billion. Read More
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