Take Your Dog to Work Day

Last Friday, June 23, Granite Insurance Brokers participated in Pet Sitters International (PSI) 19th annual Take Your Dog To Work Day event and campaign, which encourages employers across the United States—and around the globe—to open their doors to employees’ dogs for … Continued

5 Steps to a Successful Safety Audit

Nobody at your facility has been hurt in more than a year. Weekly inspection forms are returned with no non-compliance. Are the facility’s safety plans really working that well or is it just luck? Conducting a safety audit is one … Continued

11 Rules for Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials

Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow. These 11 rules are presented in no particular order. They are all top priorities for … Continued

How to Reduce Your Risk of Ergonomic Injuries

What’s At Stake One size does not fit all when it comes to work equipment. Whenever a worker has to modify or adjust themselves to perform a work task, the “mis”fit causes stress and strain on the body. What’s The … Continued

Storing Chemicals Safely

Suggested Activities Show workers the different types of containers used at your facility and the types of chemicals to be stored in each. Conduct a training session specifically on PPE to be used when handling chemicals. Distribute a copy of … Continued

Managing Workers’ Comp: Taking the Stress Out of Heat

Even though summer may be over, employers should still plan ahead for next summer and educate workers about the medical and behavioral risk factors as well as the symptoms of heat-related illness. Employers who instill the importance of working safely … Continued

AmTrust offers coverage for food-related operations

AmTrust is pleased to announce that effective August 1, 2016, they will now offer Workers’ Compensation coverage for food-related operations in California through Springfield Insurance Company. Long-recognized as a key grocery and food market carrier throughout California, Springfield Insurance Company … Continued