Protect your organization from hurricane damage

How to prepare your organization for a hurricane A hurricane’s path of devastation may be wide and ongoing for days, sometimes more than a week. For this reason, we’re arming you ahead of time with tips and advice on how to protect your organization from hurricane damage. By starting your planning early, you can take […]

How to reduce on-the-job injuries

How to minimize or prevent lifting injuries Every year, more than a million employees in the U.S. suffer workplace injuries due to improper lifting. In fact, back-related injuries account for at least 20 percent of injuries in the workplace, and 25 percent of all workers’ compensation claims involve back injuries. How can you help reduce on-the-job […]

How employers can help prevent distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so take the time to focus on how your organization can help prevent distracted driving with your employees. One of the most prevalent causes of motor vehicle incidents is distracted driving. Crashes caused by technology-related distractions are on the rise. The following distracted driving prevention information can help […]

Keys to the Kingdom – Protect your data by implementing multifactor authentication

The past two years have seen record-breaking levels of cyber crime and related losses. As technology becomes ever more integrated in society and criminals become more sophisticated, this trend can only be expected to continue. The common denominator in many successful attacks often boils down to one thing: human error. Whether it’s clicking the wrong […]

Use ladders safely so workers don’t fall down on the job

At some point or another, we’ve all needed to retrieve an object or perform a task at a height that’s just beyond our reach. When that happens, are your employees reaching for approved ladders or stepstools or the most convenient substitute? Ground-level falls can lead to serious injury, but falling from heights is exponentially more […]

Confined space safety tips for employees

Employ these confined space safety tips for your workers [infographic] Working in confined spaces such as ductwork, equipment housings, pipelines or storage bins requires safety practices to protect your employees. These are restrictive spaces large enough to hold a worker, allowing him or her to do the job temporarily, but has a limited entry or […]

What you can do to prevent cyber attacks

In today’s digital landscape, cyber attack threats in the public entity space are mounting. The consequences of such attacks can disrupt essential public services and compromise sensitive data. It’s important to prioritize cybersecurity measures to safeguard critical infrastructure and data and help maintain public trust and confidence in the services provided. Read more on the […]

How employers can help manage workplace stress

While occasional, light stress can be good, helping us achieve that goal, finish that project and overcome obstacles – too much stress is detrimental to our health, both physical and mental. Learn how you can recognize workplace stress in individual members of your team, and how you can help them overcome much of the anxiety. […]

Preferred Cybersecurity Bulletin

Local governments face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. Recently there has been a sharp increase in the number of reported cyber attacks that target local governments using stolen logins and passwords. Cybercriminals often rely on human error such as employees failing to install software upgrades or clicking on malicious links to gain […]