Brown Insurance Group Blog: safety
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Tuesday, August 3, 2021Working in a trench may not seem particularly dangerous, but trenching accidents kill and injure many workers every year. The most serious hazard is collapse or cave-in. The risks of cave-in depend on the type of soil, the shape of the trench, the depth of the excavation, the protective structures used, and other factors. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 1, 2020This year, October is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Together we can work to make our roads and our people safer. Use this opportunity to focus on the dangers of distracted driving and create a distracted driving program for your organization. Keep yourself and others around you safe and #justdrive. READ MORE >>
Monday, November 4, 2019Vehicles According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 75% of deaths from struck-by incidents involve heavy equipment. If you work around heavy equipment, you are at risk of being struck by moving objects, such as a backhoe arm, or becoming pinned against an immovable object, like a wall. READ MORE >>
Monday, July 8, 2019Talking Trash: Don't Get Burned! Garbage is not just smelly; it can pose a real threat to facilities. If not handled properly, garbage can lead to a fire that can burn down an entire operation. In one case, a fire broke out in a metal dumpster on a loading dock. READ MORE >>