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How OSHA’s New Injury Tracking Application Could Impact Your Business

Aug 02, 2017

By Mike Salazar — Attention, employers! As of August 1st, OSHA is ready to receive electronic reports of your OSHA logs of injury and illness, with the new final deadline being December 1st of this year. Employers who have 250+ ... Read More

Cyber Liability is Our New Reality

May 24, 2017

By Reid Putnam, Vice President, Property & Casualty — Whatever your business, you’re in the business of keeping private information private, I tell our Gregory & Appel clients. It’s never been the easiest of ... Read More

The Unknown Side of the Scale

Jan 20, 2015

Classically, the scale has been known as a universal symbol of law, logic, reasoning, and the principles of decision making. For many, though, the purpose of the scale is often misunderstood: it is often thought that the purpose of the scale is to “tip” and thus help make a decision for us. When one side is greater than the other, the scale will tip that way. In the courtroom, it’s often that we want the evidence to weigh one side down and “tip” our decisions.

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More Risky or More Aware of Risk?

Jan 14, 2015

Its can be an interesting macro look at how our culture use and views phrases, words, and ideas over time, and in the above case - the use of the word "Risk" In this case, its pretty remarkable that risk had fairly steady use over time, and then, some where in the 60's, this concept of "risk" began to appear more regularly in our writings.

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Think on Your Fleet: The use of GPS Jamming Equipment a Growing Trend in Cargo Theft

Aug 15, 2014

Your clients’ freight is valuable. In fact, their freight is so valuable that a large number of organized crime organizations spend a lot of time figuring out how to defeat your security processes so that they can more easily take control of it.

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Think on Your Fleet: An Engaged Employee is a Safe Employee

Apr 15, 2014

“Safety is about 10% technical knowledge and 90% how it is communicated to the workforce.” The big secret is that it does not take a huge safety budget to engage employees in the safety process. An effective communications strategy from the management team requires only a few minutes of a manager’s time.

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Think on Your Fleet - What the Safe Haul Act could mean to your commercial fleets

Mar 04, 2014

Within the trucking industry specifically, there are many concerned companies keeping an eye on a bill -H.R.2730 - SAFE HAUL Act of 2013 that was quietly introduced into the House of Representatives last July and is currently in committee.

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