CopperPoint Blog

January 28, 2019

One of the leading causes of workplace injuries each year is from slips, trips or falls, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). 

The federal agency reports that 15% of all work-related fatalities throughout the United States are the result of a slip, a trip or a fall. These types of accidents may be prevented with a little care and caution. 

Many factors can be cited for the cause of these incidents. Some of the most common are:

January 28, 2019

When workers driving vehicles aren’t prepared for snow, black ice and extreme cold, they may drive too quickly and get into an accident or become stranded and fall victim to frostbite, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Employers may want to focus on educating workers about winter driving hazards to avert an occupational injury or illness from occurring while workers are behind the wheel. It also may be beneficial to prepare company vehicles for winter weather.

Being safe while on the road

January 28, 2019

This year’s influenza (flu) season is upon us and is expected to continue until May throughout the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends three actions to reduce your risk:

1. Get a flu vaccine.

December 13, 2018

Opioids, powerful painkillers that can be highly addictive, are causing a national health crisis that is also wreaking havoc in Arizona. 

December 12, 2018

By Dave Schroeder
IT Security Manager
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

It’s a startling new reality. Cyber security attacks, which cause billions of dollars in losses every year, are on the rise. With more sophisticated, professional hackers aiming to disrupt a global brand, country or even an individual consumer shopping at their favorite store, shipping a package or doing their online banking, no one is immune.