PPE, does that include shorts?

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Well, it’s time again for the annual question from road departments. “Are we allowed to wear shorts during the summer months”? This is a question that I was asked frequently as a Highway Superintendent and now...

June is National Safety Month

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist June is our month, safety people, June is National Safety Month. During National Safety Month the Nebraska Safety Council focuses on Musculoskeletal Disorders during week one, Workplace Impairment during week two,...

Standards for ADA Automatic Doors

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist The fine folks in the claims department have provided me with another topic for my monthly Safety Short article. They recently handled an incident in which a wheelchair user experienced an automated door that would...

Give the Trucks a Second Look

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist As I am traveling Nebraska facilitating the requested NIRMA trainings, I am noticing increased construction season activity. In addition to the highway work zones popping up, I am noticing more heavy equipment...

Upcoming construction season, make it a safe one

By K. C. Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist As I am writing this, I heard the weather forecast for this week. It is forecast to be in the 70’s here in the central part of the State for a couple days this week. I would guess that it would be the same...

Money for Minute Winners

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist I love February, we’re getting closer to spring and it’s the month I get to distribute the $500.00 checks to the Money for Minutes winners. Usually when I’m meeting with a Safety Committee, I’m asking them to do...
X