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Proper Upfitting Specifications will Decrease Workers' Comp Claims

Under OSHA regulations, an employer must provide a workplace (which includes upfitted work vehicles) free from recognized hazards. Across a variety of vocational segments, today’s fleet managers are devoting increased consideration to ensuring upfits will be ergonomically safe for the driver over the service life of the vehicles. Here's what they are doing to reduce Workers' Comp claims.

First-Ever Fleet Safety Lifetime Achievement Award Presented

Kathy Konicki, the retired director of associate safety at Nationwide Insurance, was the recipient of the first-ever Fleet Safety Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her promotion of fleet safety at Nationwide and throughout the industry.

First-Ever Fleet Safety Lifetime Achievement Award Given

Kathy Konicki, the retired director of associate safety at Nationwide Insurance, was the recipient of the first-ever fleet safety lifetime achievement award in recognition of her promotion of fleet safety at Nationwide and throughout the industry.

OSHA Helps Delaware Focus on Corporate Fleet Safety

WILMINGTON, DE - OSHA and the Delaware Safety Council will deliver training and educational programs on roadway flagging safety and defensive driving, specifically targeted to business and corporate fleet operations.

Fleet Safety Must be Your No. 1 Job Priority

In two decades of chronicling the history of fleet management, I have seen interest in fleet safety ebb and flow. In an annual survey I conduct of fleet managers, they rated fleet safety as their No. 2 concern, right behind the cost of fuel. Why the renewed interest in fleet safety? More and more fleet managers are reporting an uptick in preventable accidents. In addition, fleet managers are feeling pressure from other corporate departments to increase fleet driver safety.

OSHA Warns Employers About Con Artists

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration this month posted an alert on its website reminding employers that OSHA publications and posters, including the "OSHA Workplace Poster," are available free to business owners at www.osha.gov/pls/publications/pubindex.list.