Hurricane Preparedness: Before, During and After the Storm

Hurricanes can cause considerable disruption and damage. So far, we've had a busy season with more storm activity likely to come. Here are steps you can take to help...

What Does OSHA Say About Scaffolding in Construction

We’re halfway through our series covering OSHA’s most frequently cited safety violations in the last year. Today we’ll discuss the fifth most frequently cited violation, scaffolding in construction. Violations of...
A worker holding his wrist.

Don’t be Caught in a Pinch – Grip!

We take so many things for granted each day. However, the ability to grasp and handle objects is something we rarely ever consider. We hardly take the time to...

Follow These Essential Lockout Tagout Procedures

Out of all the environmental, health, and safety standards and regulations, lockout tagout is among the most important to me. That may sound geeky, but behind each OSHA regulation...

Powered Industrial Trucks and How to Stay OSHA Compliant

Violations related to Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) ranked as #7 on OSHA's Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Safety Violations in 2022. What exactly does OSHA consider a Powered Industrial...

National Safety Month 2023: Five Common Workplace Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Each June, we celebrate National Safety Month to highlight workplace risks, training resources, and tools to help ensure the safety of ICW Group insureds and their workers.  The most common...

Guidelines for Slip-Resistant Shoes

An employee who suffers an injury due to a slip, trip or fall is typically out of work for nearly three weeks, and the injury results in an average...

Best Practices for Cleaning Floors in Your Workplace

Slips and falls are common in all types of businesses, and it doesn’t take a lot to prevent these types of accidents. Watch our quick “Safety in Action” safety...

What You Need to Know About Eye and Face Protection

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is commonly one of OSHA’s Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Safety Violations. According to OSHA, thousands of employees are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries...

What is a Good Mat for Your Commercial Kitchen

Slips, trips, and falls are major safety concerns in commercial kitchens. An effective way to prevent these types of accidents is utilizing kitchen matting to keep people on their...