"Safety" Archives

  1. Items to Consider Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

    by Cameron Bramwell

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    A motor vehicle collision can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. To respond appropriately, there are a number of critical post-crash steps you need to keep in mind—steps that can help get your insurance in order or even save a life. Remember to do the following: Turn off your vehicle and stay on the […]

  2. Creating a Workers’ Compensation Process

    by Cameron Bramwell

    For the unprepared, workers’ compensation (WC) issues can be both confusing and costly. Fortunately for employers, there are ways to actively engage WC issues to influence their outcomes. Through management controls and active involvement in the WC process, your organization can effectively influence related costs. To do so you will have to establish a number […]

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  3. What Determines Vehicle Safety Ratings?

    by Cameron Bramwell

    Although every vehicle sold in the United States must meet minimum safety requirements, the government also uses safety ratings to encourage consumers to purchase safe vehicles as well as to encourage manufacturers to focus on safety features. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 5-Star Safety Ratings measure the likelihood of an injury occurring in […]

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  4. The Importance of Ongoing Safety Training for Your Company

    by Cameron Bramwell

    Ongoing safety training is essential to prevent injuries and maintain a strong safety culture.  Some of the benefits of conducting regular training are to: Enhance the employees’ ability to recognize risks Reinforce the proper way of performing a task to prevent short cuts and combat complacency Remind employees that working safely is supported by management […]

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  5. Did your employees get enough sleep last night?

    by Cameron Bramwell

    How did you sleep last night? Odds are, not well – and neither did your workforce. Life is hectic. It’s hard to shut down and relax. Children and pets keep us awake, and the blue light of our digital screens disturbs our natural sleep patterns. But lack of sleep is more than a nuisance. The […]

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  6. Do I Need Flood Insurance?

    by Cameron Bramwell

    When floodwater from a severe, week-long storm started pouring through the walls of Becky Bentley’s house, she knew she had to get out fast. In the short time it took her and her son to run upstairs to grab the family cat, the rapidly rising water trapped them on the second floor of their home. […]

  7. Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

    by Cameron Bramwell

    The Workers’ Compensation Act of Colorado (WCAC) governs the claims process for individuals who sustain work-related injuries. The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, investigates and handles worker’s compensation claims throughout the state. The processing of a claim typically begins with a notice of injury and may […]

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  8. Cyber Liability Insurance: Leading Cause of Data Breaches- Employee Error

    by Cameron Bramwell

    When people think about data breaches, they tend think more about the illegal hacking into computer networks by individuals, criminal enterprises or even nation states, than they do about simple employee error. This makes some sense as hacking incidents seem to be more interesting and draw more media attention. Holding this belief, however, can cause […]

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  9. Assessing Your Home for Hail Damage

    by Cameron Bramwell

    Many summer storms are capable of producing hail, which can damage your home. Depending on the materials used to construct the different areas of your home, damage may not always be clearly visible. Roofs on residential homes can be produced with a variety of different materials. After a hailstorm, inspect your roof as much as […]

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  10. Car Seat and Booster Safety for Your Kids

    by Cameron Bramwell

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    According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children younger than 15 in the United States. Child safety seats, when installed and used correctly, can prevent injuries and save lives. In fact, young children who are properly restrained in car seats and booster seats […]

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