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June 2021 Newsletter: Dip Your Toes in This Safety Pool

Best and Brightest In the U.S., preliminary data for 2020 shows that while vehicle miles driven were down, crash rates increased. Transportation incidents continue to be the leading cause of occupational fatalities. The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2019 show an increase in transportation-related occupational fatalities. Of those killed on the job, nearly …

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November 2020 Safety Coach: Dash of Kindness and Pinch of Safety

Safety CoachServing Up Safety We have officially entered the season of gatherings and holiday events, a time when alcohol-impaired driving is always a concern. Research shows that almost 30 people die in the U.S. every day in drunk-driving crashes – that’s one person every 50 minutes – and holiday periods are associated with an uptick …

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August 2020 Newsletter: Make Max Safety the New Road Trend

Behavior Choices Earlier this year, Robert Wunderlich, director of Texas A&M Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety, spoke about three high-risk driver behaviors, two high-risk crash types and three high-risk roadway user groups. Driver behavior and traffic-related crash trends affect employers every day, whether crashes occur on or off the job. Nationally, three high-risk behaviors have …

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Support Words with Actions

At many workplaces, transportation safety conversations take place nearly every day, even in this environment. Often, they involve executives, managers, safety professionals and employees. These conversations have great potential for improving workplace safety and health. One of the best ways to maximize that potential is to craft talking points: Elevator speech: This is the time …

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Safe Driving During the Holiday Season: Prepare for the Party

With the holidays approaching and festivities scheduled, it’s important to remind employees to drive safe. And that means to drive sober. In Texas, drivers are legally intoxicated and can be arrested and charged with a DWI with a .08 blood alcohol concentration or below. However, driving ability can be impaired below the legal alcohol limit. …

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August 2019 Newsletter: A Minute of Safety Can Result in a Pile of Savings

Safety in 60 Seconds It can be difficult to find an hour to think about ways to be innovative or productive at work, but everyone can spare 60 seconds. Sixty seconds is all you need for a safety talk to highlight risks associated with drug-impaired driving. Call it a safety minute. Our new 60-second safety …

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