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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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A Minute for Safety: Office Safety

Many workers think that the office environment is the safest workplace. But, a safe office workplace requires hazard control, good housekeeping and safe work practices. Arrange your office to allow clear walkways and aisles throughout the rooms and near exits. Attach tall and heavy office furniture to the wall to avoid tip-overs in an earthquake. Do not store heavy items or hang pictures over your head in your office or cube. Close file cabinet drawers, file doors and pull-out work tables when not in use. To avoid jamming your fingers or hands, make sure that cabinet and desk drawers do not open into walls or other furniture. Close drawers and doors with the flat of your hand.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Office Safety;

Lane Changes

Much of the driving done by commercial vehicle drivers is on multilane, limited access highways. Whether it is an open interstate or multilane road in an urban area changes always present a challenge and always raise the risk for the commercial vehicle driver. Every time you change lanes in any vehicle, but especially in a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) your risk goes up; sometimes a lot, sometimes only slightly but the risk factor does increase.

Tag(s): Transportation;