CopperPoint Blog

February 13, 2020

The Critical Role of Supervisors in Creating a Safety Culture

By Boyd Lypka
Senior Loss Control Specialist

The day in the life of supervisors is anything but predictable. One minute they can be handling operational tasks, such as scheduling and ordering supplies, and the next they can be troubleshooting quality control or logistical issues. There’s one constant responsibility regardless of the task at hand: safety.

December 18, 2019

Tom Collins, CPCU, AU, AU-M, CRM, CIC 
Senior Vice President & Chief Underwriting Officer
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

An important new law, Assembly Bill 5, takes effect in California on January 1, 2020. What does it mean for California businesses?

In this blog, we break down the background of AB 5, what has changed, key takeaways and what needs to be done now, so you and your business can be prepared.

October 10, 2019

By Matt Greding  
Senior Loss Control Consultant
PacificComp Insurance Company

Are you looking to reduce your company’s total cost of risk? Research shows a proven way to do just that: safety committees. Organizations with a higher percentage of their workforce engaged in safety committees have a lower rate of injury and illness, which adds up to lower risk costs for the business.

The upside of safety committees

July 23, 2019

By Karl Lehman
Senior Loss Control Specialist
Pacific Compensation Insurance Company

June 19, 2019

By Ginny Caro
Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer

CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Opioids, powerful painkillers that can be highly addictive, are causing a national health epidemic. The United States per capita has one of the highest rates of opioid use in the world. Today, drug overdoses exceed motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of unintentional death.