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Driving Complacency: Why Seasoned Drivers Can Pose A Serious Risk

It is often said that it is more difficult to maintain top performance than to climb the mountain to achieve that top performance in the first place.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

Growing Pains: The Risk for Transportation Companies in an Upswing

FRANK BLAU
Account Executive at HNI

With economic conditions improving in many sectors and geographies, businesses and consumers are purchasing and consuming more goods and services. Manufacturers and distributors of products - from building materials, to consumer goods, and everything in between - are ramping up production of goods and materials that need to be delivered.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

3 Key Takeaways from Last Week’s Behavior Based Safety Webinar

CRAIG MARTENS
Relationship Manager at HNI

Last week, our Risk Advisor Kyle Meinert shared his insight on an HNI University webinar called “Behavior Based Safety Programs: How Thinking Safe Leads to Acting Safe."

Topics: Safety / Compliance

Rear Ends are Growing

STEVE MUELLER
Relationship Manager at HNI

…and it’s not just because the Girl Scouts made a killing in the office this spring.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

Can You Save by Paying Medical-Only Work Comp Claims Yourself?

JODI MATHY
Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

Can you save money by paying small medical-only claims directly and not reporting them to your insurer? This is a question often asked by small to mid-sized clients trying to control their experience rating. There are several factors to factor when considering this practice:

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

GET OFF MY... safe following distance

MEGAN YOUNG
Account Executive at HNI

Following too closely (otherwise known as tailgating) continues to be one of the most common causes of serious (and entirely preventable) collisions.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

The Costs of Obesity: How to Battle this Wicked Problem

BRITTA WAGNER
Claims Assistant at HNI

From a risk management perspective, obesity is one little word that wrecks a whole lot of havoc for a company. Some tend to think about this as an issue for employee benefits professionals - but the impact reaches much further than just health insurance expenses. This disease can permeate a business culture, drive claim costs up, and ultimately decrease a business’s profit margin. 

Topics: Safety / Compliance

The Top 10 Return to Work Myths

JODI MATHY
Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

There are a lot of myths surrounding the process for returning employees to work after an accident or injury.  The most common are:

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Auditing a Workplace Safety Manual: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

When I take on new health and safety advisory clients, one of my first tasks is auditing their workplace safety manual.

Topics: Transportation Construction Manufacturing Safety / Compliance

Deadline to Share OSHA Incidents with Employees on Feb. 1

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

A compliance deadline is around the corner for most businesses. OSHA Form 300A or (aka 300 annual summary) is the form that communicates and summarizes the past year's OSHA incidents, and it needs to be decking the halls of your business very soon!

Topics: Transportation Construction Manufacturing Safety / Compliance