WCF Insurance Safety Services
As a business partner, WCF Insurance would like to help you find solutions to help protect your employees and assist you in operating your business efficiently. WCF Insurance offers several safety and health resources for you and your employees. We offer these services through a variety of learning activities and on-site safety and health support.
- Implement and monitor an effective safety program
- Evaluate your existing safety program and make improvements Conduct safety surveys and train supervisors and employees to recognize and eliminate safety hazards
- Evaluate exposures to chemicals, noise, heat, or other hazards associated with industrial processes
- Assess ergonomic hazards associated with manufacturing, computer use, shipping and receiving, manual material handling and other jobs with potential for repetitive stress injuries.
What gets measured gets done. This tool kit helps you track the progress of safety goals and activities that reflect not only where your company has been, but where it wants to go. Set goals for safety that tie into production goals and measure the progress for awarding safety incentives. Contact WCF Insurance Safety to review how to use the scorecard to take your safety efforts to the next level.
This tool kit includes simple instructions and forms for completing various types of risk assessments in the workplace - from routine daily task plans to job hazard analysis and more formal risk assessments. Employees can quickly assess the risk of a task using the daily task plan or risk assessment. Tools for group risk assessments are also included. Risks can be addressed prior to starting work to reduce the potential for an injury.
LIFT SAFE for the Healthcare Industry:
Injuries from lifting are one of the most common and costly injuries for the healthcare industry. This tool kit goes through the elements of an effective back and lifting injury prevention program for healthcare employees. Posters are available to encourage employees to think LIFT SAFE prior to lifting a client. Posters showing stretching exercises to encourage employee wellness, algorithms for various types of lifting tasks, and a DVD with video clips showing safe lifting procedures are also included in this resource-rich package.
Managing an Effective Safety Committee:
Want to establish a safety committee or make your current committee more effective? This tool kit provides helpful tips in selecting committee members and managing an effective committee. It includes a sample safety committee program outline, bylaws, and Powerpoint training modules to assist you in training a safety committee in their role and responsibilities. Implementing these suggestions will allow you to have better participation by all members of your committee.
Motor Vehicle Safety System Cost and Control Guidebook:
A company with a fleet exposure that has effectively expanded their safety system to manage their fleet will have fewer crashes. This translates into lower net insurance costs through lower direct claims costs. This tool kit will walk you through how to improve your overall fleet safety program.
Special Safety Services
WCF Insurance Safety and Health offers several specialized services to help you take your safety program to the next level.
Safety Culture Assessment
WCF Insurance Safety can help you measure what your employees and supervisors think of your safety program. A confidential survey will be given to employees and supervisors and results will be given to management. Changes can then be made to your safety program to have all employees on the same page.
ANSI Z-10 Audit
Is your safety and health program world class? WCF Insurance can assist you with an audit of your safety program. We will compare your program to the American National Standards Institute Z-10 Standard for Occupational Safety & Health Management systems.
WCF Insurance Safety can assist you in determining if noise levels in your workplace are within OSHA permissible limits. Noise monitoring services are available to you as a WCF Insurance customer at no extra charge.
OSHA’s Special Emphasis Program for Combustible Dust went into effect in 2008 due to several catastrophic dust explosions throughout the U.S. If you would like to know if combustible dust is of concern in your workplace please contact WCF Insurance Safety & Health. We can evaluate your workplace for combustible dust hazards.
For more information on WCF Insurance Safety Services, contact the WCF Insurance Safety Department at 385.351.8103 or 800.446.2667 ext. 8103.