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…

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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…

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Deeley Serves – March 2020

Deeley Insurance Group is proud to sponsor the Love for Lungs Tennis Tournament benefiting the Program in Lung Healing at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The tournament was started by Abigail Plylar to honor her grandfather and in recognition of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s staff for the research they were…

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Identifying Confined Spaces

Accidents often occur in confined spaces because workers were unaware that they were in such an area to begin with. As such, the first step toward safety in and around confined spaces is to identify them. Confined Space Characteristics OSHA standards define confined spaces as meeting the three following criteria: The space is large enough…

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