View the source here. The advent of connected devices and the Internet of Things is opening exciting new doors in the insurance industry. By Emil Metropoulos The advent of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) is opening exciting new doors in the insurance industry. The auto liability market has transformed from one in…
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View the source here. The next time you are around any hazard, remember to focus on the presence of the hazard and not allow your mind to get lost in unrelated compulsive thought. By Steve Opper Within the safety industry, it has been proven that the vast majority of accidents can be attributed to human…
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View the source here. With 2017 being a record-breaking year for cybersecurity incidents, it is clear that this is a concern for every business. From small, digitally-enabled companies, to large enterprises, organizations of different sizes are facing the same threat. Hackers are trying to exploit your vulnerabilities in different ways. The best way to protect…
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Click here for the source. In survey after survey, range is one of the top reasons most consumers and businesses won’t consider buying electric vehicles (EVs). No wonder they only account for about 0.2% of light-duty passenger vehicles in use worldwide. That’s bad news for municipalities and other governments that want to reduce carbon emissions…
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Click here for the source.   While the issue of distracted driving is not disappearing anytime soon, a new report shows that insurers are taking a harder stance against the driving violation. A study recently conducted by car insurance search engine The Zebra found that motorists ticketed for distracted driving could see their auto insurance…
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View the source here. If your employees drive on company business, even in their own vehicles, you can use these tips to minimize distracted driving. When it came to company vehicles and employee drivers, Green Landscaping Co. (a pseudonym) did a lot of things right. The vehicles were maintained on a set schedule, their employees…
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by Kevin Seth Telematics usage is growing rapidly in the U.S.  This is being driven by the positive results being achieved, implementation cost going down and the need for a solution to address the deteriorating commercial automobile results. It is important to understand some of the ways in which telematics will be used in commercial automobile…
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Click here for the source.   There were 5,190 workplace fatalities reported in the U.S. in 2016, a seven percent increase over the previous year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries, the fatal injury rate increased from 3.4 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in 2015 to 3.6 in 2016….
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Click here for the source.   A major focus on trends impacting small and middle market companies   Peabody, MA – (November 2, 2017) – eServices, a specialized platform focused on providing turn-key risk management, claims, marketing, and technology solutions through its various entities, hosted more than 800 members from a wide range of industries…
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Click here to view the full video.   The workers’ comp industry is in the midst of an opioid addiction epidemic, according to Karen Derrico, vice president of the workers’ comp and critical care division for Best Doctors. She talked about tools to battle addition, including new products and services to help battle the epidemic,…
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