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The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

- January 21, 2020 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Slips and falls are leading causes of workplace injuries. So, what is it that is causing employees to slip and fall?  Slips result when there is not enough friction between a person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction is …  Read more …

A Lean Safety Approach

- September 10, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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Last week I took my car in to get an oil change. As I waited and waited, I noticed something interesting. The first thing that caught my eye were two hoses left lying on the service bay floor.  A shop-vac …  Read more …

How to Prevent Falls During Roof Top Work

- April 25, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Many of our policyholders have reasons for their employees to be on a roof at some point. Sometimes it’s to inspect the roof, or perhaps it’s to service an air conditioning unit. In some cases, it may be for something …  Read more …

Driver Safety: 3-Points of Contact

- August 16, 2018 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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Did you know that one of the highest risks of injury for commercial truck drivers is the simple task of entering or exiting a truck cab? Falls from truck cabs can result in serious head injuries or knee and ankle …  Read more …

Preventing Injuries from Falling is as Easy as 1-2-3

- May 7, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Falling from heights continues to be the number one killer of construction workers, with 370 deaths in 2016 (BLS data).  Each one of these fatal injuries were preventable if three simple steps were followed: 1. Plan for the job 2. …  Read more …

Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

- May 1, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Next week, mySafetynews.com will be publish blogs in conjunction with OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week May 7-11, 2018. We encourage all of our insureds to take part in the annual event by focusing on fall prevention. How can you participate? …  Read more …