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Eliminating Workplace hazards through training

Eliminating Workplace hazards through training

Companies often treat the idea of developing a plan around a “safe culture” as something that would be “nice to have one day,” but it’s put on the back burner as other initiatives and business goals take priority. It’s not until a major incident – or even worse, a fatality – occurs that these companies finally get serious about safety. By then it’s too late, resulting in a demoralized workforce, a tarnished reputation and a feeling of regret that they weren’t more proactive.

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How to make this summer of safety for your fleet

How to make this summer of safety for your fleet

As a fleet manager, you have a lot of responsibilities for your fleet’s operations but one of the most important responsibilities is your drivers’ safety.

There are many risks in the day-to-day operations in fleets, but some of the biggest dangers are out on the road and in the expectations placed on drivers. Between having productivity goals to meet and wanting to get home and enjoy time with friends and family, drivers can be a lot more distracted and motivated to get things done quickly during the summer months, therefore sometimes taking unnecessary risks when behind the wheel. 

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Six Cybersecurity Tips every Business Owner should know in 2019

Six Cybersecurity Tips every Business Owner should know in 2019

For large organizations with deep pockets, an information security breach is an expensive and embarrassing debacle whose ramifications can last years. But for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), a severe incident could mean the end of their business entirely. Centered around people, processes and technology, there are steps organizations of any size can and should take to protect themselves and their clients.

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How today’s businesses benefit from intelligent automation

How today’s businesses benefit from intelligent automation

No matter what industry you’re in, a constant business goal is to remain a step ahead of the competition. But what does that really mean? How can business owners quantify that in a meaningful way? The answer to those questions may evolve over time, but today’s savvy business owners are working like tomorrow using intelligent automation, a concept that involves executing a wide variety of tasks and processes quickly and efficiently.

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How Energy Companies Are Leading The Way In Cybersecurity

How Energy Companies Are Leading The Way In Cybersecurity

In today’s increasingly digital world, the secure transmission of sensitive information has become a top priority for both individual citizens and the world’s largest government agencies. Since 90 percent of the power infrastructure in the United States is privately held, leading energy companies are adopting cybersecurity practices intended to reduce the impact of any incident that might put energy delivery at risk. However, sometimes these measures fall short.

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The business of weather: and managing the risks to your organization

The business of weather: and managing the risks to your organization

When risk management professionals hear that the Polar Vortex is collapsing, they aren’t simply worried about how cold it will get; they are focused on the impact to business operations. The risk manager needs to engage the proper functional groups in the organization to make sure their strategies for dealing with operations across the business during severe weather conditions properly address the risk, without introducing new risks. Requiring employees to commute into work in unsafe conditions or failing to communicate with the workforce about impending extreme and severe weather in a timely fashion can elevate human and business risk.

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