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June 2020 – The FMCSA Publishes Four Key Changes to HOS Rules

September 16, 2020

  The FMCSA Publishes Four Key Changes to HOS Rules   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published a final rule, which updates hours-of-service (HOS) rules in an effort to provide greater flexibility to commercial motor vehicle drivers and increase safety on America’s roadways.   Specifically, the FMCSA announced four key changes to …

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August 25, 2020 – Critical Overlooked Steps: How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

August 25, 2020

  Critical Overlooked Steps How to Prepare for Hurricane Season   In addition to standard preparation measures for hurricanes – including covering windows, trimming trees and shrubs, installing a back-up generator, and securing unfastened furniture and items – two critical steps are often overlooked. To truly be prepared for hurricane season, residents of hurricane-prone regions …

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June 5, 2020 – Protecting Your Drivers in the Fight Against COVID

June 5, 2020

  Protect Your Trucking Fleet in the Fight Against Coronavirus   Fleet owners know that their teams are a main artery of the American supply chain – they are critical to delivering various types of goods and supplies. And, even during the coronavirus pandemic, drivers have been instructed to keep right on trucking. In fact, …

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Fall Protection Gear Recalled: Stop Use Immediately

November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019   Pure Safety Group has issued a recall of fall protection gear. Pure Safety Group (PSG) has recalled Guardian Fall Protection and Web Device 3- Way Rescue and Retrieval Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL) units.   Continue reading here…

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Program

October 15, 2019

FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Program FMCSA has established an online resource for the commercial motor vehicle industry for next year’s CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse implementation program.   The agency recently announced a website, https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov, with information and answers to frequently asked questions.   Congress passed a mandate to establish the clearinghouse, and the final …

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Subcontractors, OSHA, and You

June 4, 2019

Subcontractors, OSHA, and You   06/04/19 – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that everyone is responsible for safety under the current OSHA Field Operations Manual (FOM), “On multi-employer worksites, more than one employer may be cited for a hazardous condition that violates an OSHA standard.” (Multi-Employer Citation Policy). That is why …

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Risk Management: Part 2 of a Series – The Risk Analysis Process

April 2, 2019

  Risk Management Part 2 of a Series: The Risk Analysis Process   “People overestimate their ability to influence events that, in fact, are heavily determined by chance. We tend to be overconfident about the accuracy of our forecasts and risk assessments and far too narrow in our assessment of the range of outcomes that may …

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Risk Management Part 1 of a Series: What is Risk?

March 5, 2019

  Risk Management Part 1 of a Series   “The essence of risk management lies in maximizing the areas where we have some control over the outcome while minimizing the areas where we have absolutely no control over the outcome.” – Peter L. Bernstein   March 5, 2019 – Most of the businesses that I …

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Where Human Capital Management and Risk Management Align

February 7, 2019

  Where Human Capital Management and Risk Management Align   February 7, 2019 – Having the right people in the right role is critical to the success of your business enterprise, and your human resource (HR) representative or department plays a vital role in the investment and placement of human capital. Why? Because the people …

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Succeed Risk Management Center

October 2, 2018

  Succeed Risk Management Center   By: Stephanie Sears   October 2, 2018 – Succeed Risk Management Center aims to tackle the delicate balance between providing new, more effective, ways to manage risk and exposure, while also saving you and your company money. The Risk Management Center allows you to reduce risk alongside enabling employee …

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