Risk Management

By Tom Maier
Loss Control Consultant
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Heavy machinery in a factory has the potential to be dangerous, and employers can keep their employees safe by observing strict lockout/tag-out procedures. 

In the event of a violent shooting emergency, managers must know how to respond quickly.

Keeping your employees safe and your business running in an emergency requires a thoughtful plan.

As part of a comprehensive health and safety program, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends that employers provide workers with hearing protection.

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). 

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).

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.

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