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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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Minute For Safety - Machine Injuries

Cleaning a jammed conveyor, reaching for a wrench or retrieving a dropped glove are common tasks. Yet, each of these acts can lead to a serious injury. Many injuries occur during equipment maintenance. Sometimes workers try to reach past the guards while trying to service equipment or get caught in power transmissions such as belts, pulleys, running rolls, chains or sprockets. Other injuries occur when equipment is unguarded or when machinery starts unexpectedly.

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Risk Management’s Standard of Practice

ISO 31000 (published in the United States as ISO/ANSI/ASSE 31000) is the only international standard for the practice of risk management. It was issued in December of 2009, by an international working group that included technical advisors from 26 countries. ISO 31000 was intended to be a guide for practitioners, decision makers, policy makers and those interested in risk management. It provides a framework for organizations wanting to manage risk consistently, efficiently and effectively.

Tag(s): Enterprise Risk Management;

Integrating Absence Management and Wellness Strategy

Agnes Nines, Mid-Atlantic Region Absence Management Practice Leader, Health & Welfare Consulting, writes, “With the expanded emphasis on wellness strategy as a means to better engage employees, and in turn, increase productivity and bottom-line cost containment, savvy employers are beginning to view disability benefits through the broader lens of wellness.” Read more about integrating absence management and wellness strategy.

Tag(s): Health & Welfare; Wellness; Absence Management;