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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Gallagher Monthly Minute: January 2016

This is the time of the year when the word "resolution" makes some of us cringe. Merriam-Webster defines the New Year’s meaning for resolution to be “a promise to yourself that you’ll make a serious effort to do something”. Addressing and mitigating clinical risk could be that "something". Would you like to keep your patients and your medical practice safe from risk this year? Then make a commitment to analyze your current risk management systems and resolve to be proactive in reducing your risk.

Tag(s): Healthcare;

A Minute for Safety: Drive Safely

Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, proper driver education, seatbelts, following speed laws, obeying the rules of the road and paying attention to the road and fellow drivers can help reduce the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Driving Safely; Driver Education;

Winter Driving

For those of us that were in the Boy Scouts remember their motto, “Be Prepared.” It doesn’t seem possible but it’s the time of year that we all dread in the trucking industry. Regardless what part of the country you live in, winter brings changes to the way we do our job.

Tag(s): Transportation; Loss Control;

PEP Talk - Construction Safety for Aerial Lifts

Aerial lifts are necessary pieces of equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Aerial lifts have replaced the use of ladders and scaffolds due their mobility and improve safety. An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted device used to elevate personnel, including: extendable boom platforms, aerial ladders, articulating (jointed) boom platforms, vertical towers and any combination of the above.

Tag(s): Construction;

Risk Management Safety - A Great Supervisor is a Good Decision Maker

Scores of books and articles have been written on the best way to make decisions and many of the processes described include valuable assistance for decision makers. In actuality, we are all decision makers and make decisions many times each day. Some decisions are just more important than others, in that they can lead to more significant (both positive and negative) consequences.

Tag(s): Risk Management;

School Talk - Construction Safety for Aerial Lifts

Aerial lifts are necessary pieces of equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Aerial lifts have replaced the use of ladders and scaffolds due their mobility and improve safety. An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted device used to elevate personnel, including: extendable boom platforms, aerial ladders, articulating (jointed) boom platforms, vertical towers and any combination of the above.

Tag(s): Construction;