Category Archives: Property & Casualty

RMSC Safety Sentinel – August 2017

  August 2017   Arc Welding Hazards Welding processes are ubiquitous in today’s workplaces – both industrial and construction. In this edition of the RMSC Safety Sentinel we will outline the major safety hazards associated with welding and discuss some important control concepts. Fire Hazards Along with grinding and cutting – any welding application should […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – August 2017

  It’s Back to School Season As a Defensive Driver you want to Remember: “ Take In The Whole Picture “ What does this mean and how should a defensive driver respond? Comply with laws regarding designated cross walks, school zones and school buses. School zone signage and requirements, as well as speed limits, are […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – July 2017

Hand Tools Hand tools by definition are not powered by a secondary source. Instead they rely on the force, strength and skill of the user to function properly. Hand tools usually don’ get much consideration on the jobsite, but they should. The potential for injury from commonly used hand tools is always present. A broken […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – June 2017

Safety Sentinel – June 2017 Management Accountability for Safety Results Most organizations devote considerable time and effort in developing business plans that establish goals for revenue, production, quality and customer satisfaction among others. The development of business plans generally involves input from numerous individuals and departments. The plan details what role each department and individual […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – June 2017

Five Tips for Wet-Weather Driving Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). One of the top contributors to this statistic is inclement weather. Of the nearly six million vehicle crashes that occur in the U.S., weather-related accidents account for 22% […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – May 2017

Bicyclists & Other Cyclist A total of 817 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2015. This represents a 13 percent increase from 2014 and the highest number of bicyclist deaths since 1995. In 2015, 88 percent of bicyclist deaths were those ages 20 and older. Deaths among bicyclists younger than 20 have declined 88 percent […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – May 2017

Safety Sentinel – May 2017 Beat the Heat – What You Need to Know About Heat Stressors When the body is unable to cool itself through perspiration, serious heat illnesses occur.  Two important heat-related illnesses include heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  If proper actions are not taken to treat heat exhaustion, the illness could progress […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – April 2017

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with a variety of public safety and law enforcement agencies across the nation are raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving this month. The NHTSA’s U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign will […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – April 2017

Safety Sentinel – April 2016 Fall Protection Basics Each year slips and falls are designated as a leading cause of serious injuries in the workplaces.  It only takes one mistake, one misstep, one lapse of judgement – the repercussions of a serious fall from elevation can last a lifetime or even take a worker’s life […]

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