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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.

Distracted Driving - Hidden Dangers

| March 16, 2020

Remember: hands-free is not always risk-free 

Using hands-free devices while driving may seem like a safe choice; however, recent data shows that driving while communicating on hands-free devices is not completely risk-free.

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Preventing Accidents When Backing Up

| March 2, 2020

Tips to help equipment operators prevent accidents while backing

One out of four vehicle accidents can be attributed to poor backing techniques, according to the National Safety Council. The Council also found that backing accidents cause 15,000 injuries and 500 deaths per year.

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Flowline Contamination

| February 17, 2020

Four proactive steps you can take to protect your operation

When it comes to reducing the risk of flowline contamination from production operations, it all boils down to one thing: preventative maintenance.

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Onboarding New Hires

| February 3, 2020

Good practices for establishing a smooth working relationship

Onboarding a new hire is about more than just sharing your Human Resources Department (HR) documents or picking up personal protective equipment to acquaint them with safely completing their daily tasks.

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Winter Weather Driving

| January 20, 2020

6 tips to help keep you and your employees safe 

Vehicle pile-ups and accidents are a common occurrence during the winter months.

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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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