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Day Light Savings Time – Last Minute Training Tips

- March 9, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Daylight savings time begins this weekend for much of the country. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 clocks will jump ahead one hour. What does that mean as an employer? In this blog, I will discuss two important safety …  Read more …

Thar She Blows! How to Drive Safely Under Windy Conditions

- March 3, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Recently, I was driving back from a meeting and got to encounter the “thrill” of not only rain, fog and traffic, but high cross winds. I’m not going to dive into detail about what high winds are since there is …  Read more …

Cell Phone Safety

- January 17, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Have you or someone you know been a victim of crime while using your cell phone?  Have you caused a traffic accident or been involved in a traffic accident because someone was using a cell phone?  How many times has …  Read more …

The Loophole In Driving Records

- January 5, 2017 by Tom Keel (View all posts by Tom)
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With Sunday football gatherings underway and the big game only weeks away, your employees will be at a higher risk of driving while under the influence of alcohol as they commute to and from various events.  Sure, you remind your …  Read more …

Driving Risk During the Fall Harvest

- November 7, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Summer has gone, and around here we have gotten into harvest season. This means large slow equipment for the next several months on most of the secondary roads often times with minimal lighting (usually the SMV triangle or just flashing …  Read more …

Smoke in the Field – Drivers in Rural Areas Need to be Aware

- October 31, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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As I watch the news, I see and hear about the dry conditions and wildfires out west and think, “Man, I’m glad I don’t have to worry about that.” Then I heard the sirens, saw the fire trucks and smelled …  Read more …