Safety Practices for Working in Confined Spaces

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered confined spaces because they are large enough for an employee to enter and perform assigned work but are not designed for continuous...

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for 2022. Fall protection remains #1 for the 12th consecutive year,...

Agricultural Safety and How to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls

I do not want to jinx myself, but I'm very proud of the fact that with over 25 years as a Risk Management Consultant, I have yet to take...

Follow These Ladder Safety Tips to Prevent Injury

What goes up must come down, right? Well, hopefully, in a safe manner, especially when working on a ladder. Did you know ladders ranked #3 in OSHA violations for 2021, up...

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 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...

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...

Start the Year Safely with These Workplace Safety Checkups

The start of the New Year is a great time to evaluate your workplace safety programs. We’ve compiled a list of safety checkups you can do now to ensure...

Take These 8 Steps to Prevent Slips & Falls in Cold, Wet Conditions

In addition to cold stress, such as hypothermia, many people are seriously injured each year due to slips and falls in cold, wet conditions. Now is the time to...

The Post-Pandemic Safety Culture

As we continue to move toward the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace safety takes on an entirely new meaning. The risks we face, how we train our...