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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.

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

| January 6, 2020

Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Clearinghouse…

After more than three years in the works, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is now live.

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Reduce Tire Related Accidents

| December 17, 2019

How to Inspect Your Vehicle's Tires

Safety is critical to everyone on the road. Tires are one of the most important vehicle safety features. In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 738 fatalities in tire-related vehicle crashes.

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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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