Safety Briefs

The information contained in the references below can be obtained by request of our policyholders by calling our Loss Control Department at (515) 473-3207, or email us using our contact form.

Safety Briefs are a series of documents that are hazard focused. They provide policyholders with guidance to prevent losses from specific hazards.

Documents

  • Aggressive Driving
  • All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV)
  • Ambulance Services
  • Anhydrous Ammonia
  • Arc Flashes
  • Automotive Brake and Clutch Repair
  • Auto Repair Shops
  • Back-Up Alarms/Cameras
  • Backhoe & Excavator Machine Safety
  • Bird Feces Hazards and Controls
  • Bleacher Safety
  • Bowling Centers - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Bulk Oil Plants
  • Business Continuity Planning in Action
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Cell Phones
  • Cell Phones in Commercial Vehicles Restricted
  • Chemical Application
  • Church - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Church Fire Safety
  • Cold Stress
  • Combustible Dust
  • Commercial Driver License
  • Common Electrical Hazards
  • Computer Security Tips for Small Business
  • Concrete Hazards - Premises Liability
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Controlled Burns
  • Controlled Substances BASIC
  • Convenience Store - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Convenience Store Premises Liability Designs
  • Copper Theft Prevention
  • Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)
  • CSA - Hours of Service BASIC
  • CSA - Overview
  • CSA - Unsafe Driving BASIC
  • Current OSHA Programs for Grain Handling
  • Custom Applicator Driving Safety
  • Customer Safety at Retail Bakeries
  • Defensive Driving
  • Diesel Exhaust/Diesel Particulate Matter
  • Distracted Driving
  • Driver Fitness
  • Driver Owned/Leased Vehicles Used for Business Purposes
  • Electric Belt Manlifts
  • Electrical Extension and Equipment Cords
  • Emergency Action Plans for Agricultural Businesses
  • Emergency Action Plans for Businesses
  • Employment Practices
  • Entering and Exiting Trucks and Equipment
  • Exercise and Stretching in the Workplace
  • Field Trips and Outings
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Safety and OSHA
  • Fire Sprinkler Maintenance and Operations
  • Fixed Ladders
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids - Storage Cabinets
  • Flammable Liquids - OSHA Standard 2012 Update
  • Flat Bed Cargo - Protecting Coil Steel
  • Fraudulent Worker's Compensation Claims
  • Freezing of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
  • General Kitchen Fire Safety
  • General Scaffold Safety
  • Golf Course - Cooking - Fire Safety
  • Golf Course Customer Safety
  • Grain Bin Entry Safety
  • Grain Conditioning
  • Grain Handling Standard
  • Hand Tools
  • Hazard Awareness and Control
  • Hazard Communication and the Global Harmonization System
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Heat Stress
  • Hiring a Contractor
  • Hot Work and the Grain Handling Industry
  • Hotel/Motel - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping & Construction Sites
  • How to Avoid Accidents at Intersections
  • How to Avoid Deer and Other Animal Collisions
  • How to Avoid Lane Change Accidents
  • How to Avoid Rear End Collisions
  • Idle Pallet Storage
  • Interior Slips & Falls - Premises Liability
  • Jobsite Security
  • Kitchen Fire Safety
  • Kitchen Safety Hazards
  • Lawn Mowing
  • Lead and Renovations
  • Lessors and Safety
  • Lifting
  • Lightning Protection
  • Loading Dock Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Lockout/Tagout for Agribusiness
  • Machine Guarding
  • Machine Shop
  • Manual Material Handling
  • Manlifts - Manual and Electric Cage
  • Metal Grain Bins Inspections
  • Misapplication of Fertilizer and Agricultural Chemicals
  • Motor Vehicle and Equipment Theft
  • Municipalities - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Office Ergonomics
  • Office Safety
  • Office Safety Self Audit
  • OSHA Fact Sheet - Controlling Silica Exposures
  • OSHA Fact Sheet - Working Safely with Chainsaws
  • Part-Time and Seasonal Employees
  • Playground Equipment - Premises Liability
  • Pool Chemiical Safety
  • Portable Ladders
  • PPE - Face and Eyes
  • PPE - Feet
  • PPE - Hands
  • Pre-Harvest Safety
  • Premises Hazards
  • Premises Liability - Downspouts
  • Premises Liability - Snow and Ice
  • Preventing Injuries to Young Drivers
  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in Churches
  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in Convenience Stores
  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in Restaurants
  • Protecting Perishables
  • Public Use of Community Facilities
  • Resorts & Campgrounds - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Retail Theft, Burglary and Robbery
  • Return-to-Work Program Essential Elements
  • Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Roofing the Right Way:  Selecting a Commercial Roof Contractor
  • Safe Driving - Backing
  • Safe Operation of 15-Passenger Vans
  • Safety and Aging Workers
  • Safety Committees - Top Five Ways to Strengthen Your Safety Committee
  • Schools - Cooking - Fire Safety Appliance and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Schools - Reducing Pesticide Exposures
  • Seat Belts
  • Security at Ag Business Facilities
  • Spontaneous Combustion Fires:  Laundry, Cotton Towels and Cooking Oils/Cleaners
  • Spray Booth Health Hazards
  • Spray Booth Safety
  • Sprinkler Impairment
  • Static Electricity - Bonding and Grounding
  • Struck By and Backover Incidents
  • Storage Mezzanines and Railings
  • Supply Management
  • Surge Protection
  • Sweep Augers - Ten Safety Principles from OSHA
  • Swimming Pools - Premises Liability
  • Synagogue Fire Safety
  • Tree Cutting Safety
  • Unsafe Driving
  • Using Generators Safely
  • Volunteer Fire Department Performance Checklist
  • Welding, Cutting and Brazing
  • Working with Public Responders to Reduce Losses
  • Workplace Violence - After the Attack

 

Continental Western Group, LLC and affiliated companies assume no liability in connection with your use or non-use of the information provided on this website and do not guarantee that the information contained herein includes all possible risks or unusual circumstances that may occur. This website provides general information only, does not provide legal advice and does not create a statement of contract. Any statement regarding insurance coverage made herein is subject to all provisions and exclusions of the entire insurance policy. Information contained herein is subject to change at any time.