Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How to Prevent School Bus Accidents

October 5th - By  | Safety, Vehicles & Equipment | No Comments »

In spite of our best efforts to make them the most highly visible vehicles on the road, unfortunately, the School Bus is still involved in all too many accidents. More times than not, the accident is the fault of the ‘other driver’. A school-transportation-related crash is a crash that involves, either directly or indirectly, a… Read more

Five Common Remodeling Projects and Safety Focuses for Each

September 29th - By  | Construction, Safety | No Comments »

It’s remodeling season in New England and throughout the United States, and, if you are a contractor, homeowners will be looking to your company to complete remodeling projects that increase the value of their home, make it more energy efficient, or improve its resilience against the coming winter.

Office Ergonomics: Five simple steps to help improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury

August 30th - By  | Safety | No Comments »

Millions of Americans work in front of computers for some or all of their work days. Sitting in one position for long periods of time can often result in discomfort or pain to the neck, back, wrists, fingers, and/or eyes if the workstation is not properly set up. An improperly configured workstation can also result… Read more

Hurricane Safety Tips, Preparations, and Checklists

August 23rd - By  | Safety | No Comments »

The Northeast has been fortunate to have experienced a lull in hurricane activity the past few years. However this year, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revised their forecast to increase the likelihood of a more active season. NOAA now expects a 70 % chance of 12 – 17 named storms, of which 5 –… Read more

Fleet Telematics Support Vehicle and Driver Safety

August 9th - By  | Safety, Vehicles & Equipment | No Comments »

According to OSHA, motor vehicle crashes cost employers $60 billion annually in medical care, legal expenses, property damage, lost productivity, and more. Looking at this in another way: The average crash costs an employer $16,5001 A crash resulting in an injury costs an employer on average $74,0001 Costs can exceed $500,000 when there’s a fatality1