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Within the Transportation industry, enhancing your knowledge and resources are invaluable to effectively identify and manage your risks  - while remaining fiscally balanced and structurally sound. We are updating our resource materials and educational offerings, but here are some materials that might be useful to you and your teams.

  • Transportation Safety Topics: Work Safely - Injury Prevention [ Transportation Safety Newsletter]

    Safety is an important topic to discuss for professional drivers. Always work safely and report unsafe conditions that might lead to injuries to you or your fellow employees.

  • Transportation Safety Topics: Backing Safely [ Transportation Safety Newsletter]

    25% of all commercial vehicle accidents involve backing up and most backing collisions are preventable. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says 90% of backing accidents can be attributed to the driver not being aware of an obstacle or the driver using improper backing techniques.

  • Transportation Safety: Professional Excellence [ Transportation Safety Newsletter]

    As a professional driver, your workplace is “the road.” The National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course for Professional Truck Drivers has a really challenging section on achieving excellence while behind the wheel. Excellence is defined as, “the state, quality or conditions of excelling (or superiority).”

  • Transportation Safety Topics - School is in Session [ Transportation Safety Newsletter]

    Those big yellow and black buses are rolling and the kids are running to, from and around them. They aren’t thinking about safety so all drivers, especially the professional drivers, have an additional challenge. Don’t let your guard down around schools or school buses. Be a careful driver and help these kids grow up safe and happy!

  • Transportation Safety Topics: Another Construction Season Is Upon Us [ Transportation Safety Newsletter]

    There is an old saying that there are only two seasons: winter and construction. In most of the country a limited amount of road construction can be done in the winter months so as soon as the temperatures are moderate the cones, barrels, barriers and workers come out.

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  • Risk Management Safety Insight: Safety Communication Across Languages [ Risk Management Safety Newsletter]

    As the Hispanic/Latino population in the United States increases, the workforce will continue to see a rise in Spanish-speaking employees. Studies show that these workers are more likely to be killed in work-related accidents than their non-Spanish speaking colleagues―often due to training, safety and communication materials presented only in English.

  • A Minute for Safety - Personal Hygiene [ Minute For Safety Newsletter]

    Personal hygiene is the basic concept of cleaning, grooming and caring for our bodies. While it is an important part of our daily lives at home, personal hygiene isn’t just about combed shiny hair and brushed teeth; its important for worker health and safety in the workplace.

  • A Minute for Safety - Lithium Battery Handling [ Minute For Safety Newsletter]

    Lithium and lithium-ion batteries are rechargeable batteries used in consumer products such as laptops, cell phones, medical devices, automobile and aerospace applications. Proper storage and handling of lithium batteries maintains their integrity and can prevent fires, explosions and potential exposures.

  • Un Minuto para la Seguridad - Manipulación de las baterías de litio [ Minute For Safety Newsletter]

    Las baterías de litio y de ion de litio son baterías recargables que se utilizan en productos de consumo tales como computadoras portátiles, teléfonos celulares, dispositivos médicos, automóviles y aplicaciones aeroespaciales.

  • A Minute for Safety - Electrical Safety - Know the Ground Rules [ Minute For Safety Newsletter]

    Electricity is an essential source of energy for most work-related operations. However, fewer sources have a greater potential to cause harm than electricity. Working safely with electricity is possible if you are trained in, understand, and follow certain basic ground rules.

  • Un Minuto para la Seguridad - Seguridad Eléctrica Conozca las Normas Básicas [ Minute For Safety Newsletter]

    La electricidad es una fuente esencial de energía para la mayoría de las operaciones relacionadas con la agricultura. Sin embargo, pocas fuentes tienen un mayor potencial de causar daño que la electricidad. Es posible trabajar con seguridad con la electricidad si usted tiene la capacitación necesaria, entiende y sigue ciertas normas básicas.

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  • Gallagher Saves Rail Contractor on Premium While Improving Program Structure with Core360 [ Case Study]

    A rail customer was offered only one option on their workers compensation renewal that was more than double the expiring policy. The contractor was working in more than 10 states, and their current agent was limited on the markets they could use.

  • Innovative Risk Management is a Win-Win for Our Clients [ Case Study]

    A large privately held transportation company was forming an “asset light” division staffed with independent contractors instead of company drivers. During the due diligence process of formulating the independent contractor program recommendations, the prospect disclosed several additional coverage and service issues they were experiencing with the broker that had handled their insurance for the past 25 years.

  • Is Your Insurance Program Providing the Best Coverage at the Best Pricing? [ Case Study]

    We had been prospecting a large dealership with multiple locations. The prospect was pleased with the structure of their current program and with their broker and insurance carrier. They assumed they had first-rate coverage and that the current broker had effectively marketed their insurance program in recent years, ensuring they had the best coverages and pricing available in the marketplace.

  • Selecting the Right Broker Leads to Great Results [ Case Study]

    A global logistics company with 30 international locations and a diverse business interviewed multiple insurance brokers. Their decision to interview brokers was driven by their current broker’s lack of international presence and expertise, but they thought they were getting good results on their domestic program. The company narrowed down their choice to two options: Gallagher and one of our largest competitors. They chose Gallagher because we actually addressed specific problems we would fix in their insurance program, rather than only talking about our capabilities. They recognized that “biggest isn’t always the best” in their own business and believed this concept would apply to insurance brokers too.

  • Workers Compensation: Fall 2013 State of the Market [ Whitepaper]

    Despite improvement in insurer underwriting results in 2012, the workers compensation market continues to be challenging to both employers and insurance carriers alike. To gain a broader sense of this situation, review the Gallagher Workers Compensation — Fall 2013 State of the Market whitepaper.