There are times when workers leave lower elevations and drive into the mountains for business and find themselves unprepared. Snow, ice and extreme cold increase the chances of car crashes, worker falls and even frostbite as employees encounter snow accumulation or icy roads. When workers aren’t prepared for such conditions, they may drive too quickly and get into an accident or become stranded because they lack the proper equipment. Continue reading
By KIANNA GARDNER
PHOENIX — Those impacted – directly or indirectly – by traumatic events such as the recent Las Vegas shooting can experience changes in their mental health for days, weeks and even years after the fact.
Everyone experiences tragedy a little differently and will have varying symptoms and coping methods, mental health experts said. Continue reading
By Scott Hullinger
Director of Loss Control & Risk Management
CopperPoint Insurance Companies
If a disaster strikes your company, affects your employees and impacts the bottom line, will you be prepared?
Although workplace disasters are usually few and far between, they can range from minor to catastrophic, oftentimes with significant consequences. Today, some of the most common workplace disasters include:
- Smoke or fire
- Electrical outage
- Hazardous materials exposure
- Earthquakes or other natural disasters
- Workplace violence
Employers would be wise to be prepared for these types of disasters by having a written safety plan in place. Safety plans, also known as disaster recovery plans or emergency Continue reading