Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Winter weather can wreak havoc on your property and increase energy costs, but taking proactive steps in the fall can help minimize these challenges. Preparing your home can be crucial for safety, energy savings and preventing damage from harsh winter conditions. Fortunately, most winter preparation tasks are relatively quick and budget-friendly, making it feasible to […]

Playground Liabilities & Safety

Playgrounds are an important part of young children’s educational environment. They allow children to exercise and expel excess energy so they can better focus in the classroom. However, playgrounds are commonly the site of many injuries, ranging in severity from minor to serious. As an educational institution, you need to balance keeping playground facilities safe, […]

4 Benefits of a Safety Shoe Program

A corporate safety footwear program is an effective method for protecting employees by significantly reducing slips and falls. In fact, companies who invest in a workplace safety program see at least a 60% reduction in workplace injuries amongst other advantages. Here’s how a safety footwear program can benefit your company: 1. Decreased Worker’s Compensation Costs […]

Hotels: Common Exposures

Owning and operating a hotel can be a rewarding endeavor. However, hotel operators have to manage numerous exposures related to lodging, and many offer amenities—including pools, exercise facilities, bars and restaurants—that can dramatically increase the number of insurable risks. The list below provides an overview of these hotel risks and more, helping you identify potential […]

Behavior-based Safety Explained

It’s critical for safety to be at the forefront of any organization, regardless of size or industry. By upholding a safe work environment, organizations can minimize the risk of costly on-site accidents and employee injuries—boosting staff morale and maximizing productivity. Although there are several approaches to workplace safety that organizations can consider, behavior-based safety (BBS) […]

Hotels: Preventing Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises in the world and is estimated to be a $150 billion-a-year industry. This activity is common in the hospitality industry, largely due to the privacy hotels and motels offer criminal third parties. In fact, criminals can operate discreetly in these businesses, as they provide traffickers with […]

Violence Prevention in Schools

The violence that occurs in U.S. neighborhoods and communities has found its way inside the schoolhouse doors. While we can take solace in knowing that schools are among the safest places for young people, school officials, administrators and teachers must do more to prevent violence, as it is a preventable danger to children. Education and […]

Top 4 Construction Hazards

You’re good at your job and you love what you do. However, every time you come to work, you risk suffering an injury. The construction industry is one of the most hazardous in the United States, and many of the injuries that occur on construction sites are caused by these top four hazards: falls, struck-by, […]

The Importance of Accident Prevention

We all know that safety is important on the manufacturing floor, but do you realize just how costly a workplace injury can be? When all is said and done, injuries can cost business owners hundreds of thousands of dollars. The extra expense to pay for injuries has a powerfully negative effect to a company’s bottom […]