The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many businesses across a variety of industries, forcing them to rethink their daily operations to ensure the safety of their employees and the general public. This is no different for construction firms, where COVID-19 has led to project delays, significant job loss, and unprecedented uncertainty.
"We Don’t Have to Worry About Cyber Attacks?" There was a time when that statement was common—and even accurate. But that statement is far from correct now. In this article, we will address only the two most frequent ‘attacks’ on contractors’ businesses.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published a report concerning the role that large trucks play when traveling through work zones. In conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week, which took place April 26-30 this year, the FMCSA is specifically focusing on the number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes within work zones.
The Contracting Classification Premium Adjustment Program (CCPAP) is a discount program that can reduce the amount that an employer pays in workers’ compensation premiums.
Telematics is certainly the way of the future when it comes to fleet management. The information available at your fingertips in near, if not, real time is mindboggling. Information such as this allows supervisors/management to make immediate corrections if needed, or in some cases immediate praise.
Many people have postponed preventive care during the pandemic, waiting for a safer time to visit a doctor. That time may be coming soon, so employers should be ready for health claims to surge this year.
It's important to educate your oil and gas workers about the dangers of working with flammable and combustible liquids with this safety talk.
In a continued effort to prevent oil discharges from reaching navigable waters and adjoining shorelines, the EPA made several clarifications and changes to the decades-old SPCC Rule. The following provides an overview of the basics of the SPCC Rule while highlighting important modifications.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard your staff, consider the strategies highlighted in this Construction Risk Insights.
There is so much focus on developing the next generation of construction workforce. Doing so safely, adhering to the safety rules will ensure a vibrant future for our industry.