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  1. Warehousing – Think Safety
    Posted: November 9, 2021
    In: Blog

    Working in a warehouse presents unique hazards. Be aware of these hazards so you can work safely.

  2. COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER SHOTS AND ELIGIBILITY
    Posted: November 5, 2021
    In: Blog

    As COVID-19 vaccine booster shots become available, some COVID-19 vaccine recipients can get booster shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided information on shots and eligibility.

  3. Bucket Truck Safety
    Posted: November 3, 2021
    In: Blog

    Bucket trucks are one of the best ways to provide a safe, elevated platform for workers, allowing them to use both arms to perform their work.

  4. Hotchkiss receives Agent of the Year honor
    Posted: November 3, 2021
    In: Community

    Independent Insurance Agents of South Dakota presented the 2021 Agent of the Year Award to Jessica Hotchkiss of American Trust Insurance at their 90th Annual Convention in Deadwood, SD. 

  5. Staying Safe During Flu Season
    Posted: October 27, 2021
    In: Blog

    In addition to protecting yourself against COVID-19, it’s also critical to take precautions to avoid other illnesses—especially during flu season. While viruses can circulate year-round, flu activity tends to surge in the fall and winter months.

  6. Handling Chemical Spills, Leaks and Explosions
    Posted: October 27, 2021
    In: Blog

    An estimated 10% of employee fatalities stem from chemical exposure each year. Storing or handling chemicals in the workplace puts all employees at risk. Workers like you could experience serious injuries (or even fatalities) in the event of a chemical […]

  7. Celebrating holidays safely during the pandemic
    Posted: October 27, 2021
    In: Blog

    As we approach the second holiday season during the pandemic, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the CDC’s recommendations to plan safer gatherings.

  8. Traction Device Considerations for Winter Driving
    Posted: October 27, 2021
    In: Blog and Community

    Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes increased driving risks for your employees. In fact, according to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately 76,000 people are injured in traffic accidents during snowfall each year. These accidents occur for a variety of reasons but are commonly caused by snowy or icy road conditions.

  9. Tips on Preventing Fatigue
    Posted: October 25, 2021
    In: Blog

    Fatigue can also be exacerbated by long work hours or insufficient rest during the workday.

  10. It’s Cold and Flu Season Again
    Posted: October 22, 2021
    In: Blog

    With the fall and winter months comes flu season.