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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.

Loading Logging Trucks

| May 11, 2020

Our top tips for reducing the risk of accidents

Moving thousands of pounds of logs onto a truck and then securing it for transport is not an easy task. Not surprisingly, it’s a high-risk activity. Many fatalities and serious injuries can occur as a result of logs falling and hitting drivers or operators.

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100+ Years Strong

| May 4, 2020

Supporting America’s industries through thick and thin

The Great Depression, World War II and the Great Recession are just a few of the events BITCO has weathered over the course of its 103-year history protecting American businesses.

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Pay Less During Slow Times

| April 24, 2020

Benefits of Interim Reporting in business insurance

All businesses have ups and downs. Sometimes you’re busy. Other times – especially as we face unprecedented times due to COVID-19 – business slows down. 

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How to Prevent Elevated Falls

| April 13, 2020

Ways to keep your team safe when working at high heights

Here’s a staggering fact: Each day in the United States, 2,000 people are injured in ladder-related incidents. 

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Hiring Logging Drivers

| March 30, 2020

Find the best drivers for your team

Hiring drivers for logging operations is hard. The industry-wide driver shortage combined with the unique skills needed to safely operate a logging truck as well as the remote work locations can make it hard to find the right person for your team.

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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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