Review Your Safety Program During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month! Established by the National Safety Council, National Safety Month is an annual observance designed to educate communities on how to help keep each other...

What’s Work-Life Integration and Why it’s Important

It’s an understatement to say that collectively, we’ve experienced substantial change in the past two years. Perhaps one of the most notable is the mobilization towards an "integrated life"...

PPE for Women: One Size Does Not Fit All

Years ago, the women trailblazers working in construction became aware that their Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) did not fit as it should have. Gloves, hard hats, vests, uniforms, masks,...
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Be Ready When a Wildfire Ignites!

With summer just around the corner, we want to remind you how important it is to be prepared for wildfires. We suggest having a complete evacuation plan in place...

Drivers and Road Crews Can Stay Safe with These Work Zone Awareness Tips

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Americans make over one billion trips by car daily. And according to IBIS World, there are also over 300,000 road construction workers...

What Managers Need to Know to Run a Successful Risk Management Program

Recently ICW Group held symposiums with workers’ compensation policyholders to guide them on building a culture of safety in their respective organizations. The symposiums focused on the vital role...

Follow These Steps When Inspecting Self-Retracting Lifelines

As the days get longer and the weather warmer, construction activity increases. This is a common time for self-retracting lifelines (SRL) to come out of storage to prepare for...

What You Need to Know About Workplace Fatigue

Not too long ago, a new ICW Group workers' compensation policyholder asked me to provide fall prevention and ladder safety trainings to their three maintenance crews. During the first...

What Businesses Need to Comply With OSHA’s Industry Tracking Application Requirement

What else is required after you finish the OSHA reporting form 300 log and post your company’s form 300A? If your business meets certain criteria, OSHA would like your 300A...

Don’t Let These Top Risks Happen in Your Workplace

Take a look at ICW Group’s list of 2021 top risk exposures that resulted in workers’ compensation claims filed. We want to help your business prevent injury from these...