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Timely briefs on topics specific to the industries BITCO serves. Subjects include worker safety, worksite hazards, best practices, new research, industry updates, regulations, public liability, property protection and more.

Set positive practices to guard your vehicles

| December 3, 2019

You can prevent vehicle theft

Whether it’s utility trucks, construction vehicles or even pick-ups, each vehicle in your fleet is critical to your business’ success. When one is damaged – or worse yet – stolen, it can have a dramatic impact on productivity. Not only do you face the cost of that vehicle, but also the delays caused without that vehicle in use.

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Negligent entrustment

| November 19, 2019

How employee auto accidents can jeopardize your company 

From truckers and EMTs to real estate agents and salespeople, company drivers are everywhere. As distracted driving increases, it is critical to keep these employees safe on the road.

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Workers compensation claims

| November 5, 2019

Protect against slips, trips and falls 

A broken ankle due to a slippery floor.

A back sprain from a high fall.

A sprained wrist from an unfortunate trip.

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Cannabis in the Workplace

| October 22, 2019

Steps to maintaining a safe work environment 

More than half of U.S. states have decriminalized some form of medical or recreational marijuana, and the demand for cannabis is increasing dramatically.

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Protecting General Liability Limits

| September 27, 2019

How to manage contractual risk transfer to alleviate surprises

It’s a fact: a subcontractor’s negligent actions can expose you to large liability losses that impact the amount of insurance you have available to respond to your own exposures and can increase the costs of your policy.

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Fleet Management: Understanding Telematics

| September 12, 2019

How Telematics impacts distracted driving policies.

Actively monitored telematics programs and a distracted driving policy are key components of a successful fleet management program. They minimize the risks associated with vehicle investment, improve efficiency and reduce overall transportation costs while providing compliance with governmental regulatory issues.

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