Health insurance and employee benefits for the automotive, road, fuel and related industries.

Safety Update: Employer Responsibilities and OSHA

There can never me too much emphasis on safety culture in any business, and with 2019 now just around the corner, here is a brief regarding some of the most important employer responsibilities related to the Occupational Safety [...]

2018-11-05T09:35:11+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Defensive Driving: A Refresher in Safety

In our Workers Compensation Program, the Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC), driving on public roads and highways is a significant exposure within the members’ operations. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) reports that year after year, vehicle accidents are [...]

2018-09-03T23:21:52+00:00May 14th, 2018|

OSHA Only Requiring Electronic Submission of 300A Forms

In the last Regulatory Agenda, OSHA indicated that it was undergoing rulemaking to revise the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses regulation. Specifically, OSHA noted it was considering deleting the requirement for employers with 250 or more employees at an [...]

2018-09-03T23:22:33+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Compliance Reminder: Post OSHA Form 300A Starting Feb. 1

We wanted to make sure you knew that on February 1st, employers subject to the recordkeeping requirements of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) were reminded to post their 2017 OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries [...]

2018-09-03T23:40:43+00:00February 7th, 2018|

Winter Safety: Easy Things You Can Do To Prevent Accidents

As winter approaches, we always like to keep people thinking and talking about safety. Our first priority is always focusing on accidents which shouldn’t occur. Winter always brings everything from slips and falls, keeping warm and dry, to monitoring [...]

2018-09-03T23:52:00+00:00November 28th, 2017|

Fatigue in the Workplace and How to Avoid It

One of the most overlooked parts of workplace injury is fatigue. Here we will examine some signs of fatigue and what can be done to avoid workplace injury. What is Fatigue? Fatigue is the state of feeling very tired, [...]

2018-09-04T00:13:15+00:00August 25th, 2017|

Safety Tips: Recognizing and Treating Shock

In the workplace, there are always hazards, and having a strong safety culture and preparedness is key to avoiding large losses and avoidable claims. Here at AWANE, we put the health of our member businesses ahead of everything else [...]

2018-09-04T00:20:10+00:00June 30th, 2017|