MAY 18, 2017
Dave Galbraith, AVP, Loss Control Technical Lead
construction, risk management
Tags: Compensation, Construction, Control, Loss, Management, Manufacturing, Risk, Workers
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.
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.
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.
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.