DOT Issues CBD Warning for Safety-Sensitive Employees

On Feb. 18, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a formal warning regarding the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products. The DOT’s announcement pertains to department-regulated safety-sensitive employees and the use of CBD products. The warning aimed to clarify three different points regarding current regulations and these employees: The DOT requires testing for marijuana, but…

The Essential 7 Work Practices

Truck drivers, mechanics, and office workers were asked to identify the skills they felt were most effective in preventing workplace injuries. They agreed on the Essential 7 Work Practices. Read the information below provided by Great West Casualty Company and ask yourself how you can improve your work habits to protect yourself from injury. BE…

Top 10 Road Test Tips

Giving a road test to an applicant seeking employment can be one of the best ways to determine whether the individual will be a safe hire. When conducting a road test, you can spot poor driving habits that may translate into serious crashes if the behaviors are not corrected. Watch how a pre-trip inspection is…

Business Changes. Safety Training is a Constant.

Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims By Teaching Your Team How To Stay Safe On The Job. As your company grows and evolves, you invite new talent into your business: hiring employees, promoting individuals to new roles in the organization, and other changes in personnel. While you may be focused on skills-based training and leadership development during…