Category: Safety

Avoiding Animal Collisions

One of the most dangerous driving hazards are animal collisions. Because animals often react unpredictably, drivers can frequently misjudge their speed, direction and distance. Plus, sudden turns to avoid an animal could…

The 411 on the IIPP

By: Chad Watts, CIC, CRIS Is this your safety program? If you answered “yes”, then it is time to dust off and look at your Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Remember,…

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2018

OSHA recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited standards. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through the following September) to help businesses identify…

Introducing ALICE (Active Shooter Defense) Training at Warren G. Bender Co.

OVER 80% OF ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS OCCUR AT WORK According to the FBI, 160 active shooter incidents occurred in the United States between 2000 and 2013. Over 80 percent (132) of those…

Do Office Employees Need Training for GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Identification of Hazardous Substances)?

Back in 2013, employers were advised of the requirement to train employees regarding new label elements and safety data sheets but there have been questions about why some employees would need to…

Contractor Safety: Are You Responsible When They Are on Site?

Dealing with contractors on site who don’t adhere to your safety procedures can be risky. Since you or your employer can be subject to fines or even jail time when not compliant…

Oh Rats! Surprising Risks You Should Know About the Drought

By: Jackie Sudia-Reno, AIC, ARM, CRIS, Claims & Risk Management Liaison, Warren G. Bender Co. We’re all changing the way we do things due to the severe drought that our area is…