IC Safety

      May / June 2012


Are You Prepared for a Tornado?

Movies like "Twister," which feature storm chasers, can make it seem fun and adventurous to be on the road during a tornado. The reality, however, is that it is incredibly dangerous. Educate yourself on the proper steps to take if a tornado appears while you are driving in order to help avoid being injured or killed. more >>

Study Reveals Sleeping Habits of Truck Drivers

The National Sleep Foundation recently released the results of the 2012 Sleep in America poll. The poll is the first of its kind to ask transportation professionals, including pilots, train operators, truck, bus, taxi and limo drivers, about their sleep habits. The results of the survey provide insight into the effect of sleepiness on truck drivers' job performance.  more >>

Get a Leg Up on Ladder Safety

Ladders are a seemingly simple tool to use - set them up and start climbing. However, there are several opportunities for slips, falls and injuries if they aren't used properly. Brush up on ladder safety to help protect yourself from injury or death. more >>

Stay Safe with Online Training

As your partner in risk management, Protective Insurance Company cares about your safety. We understand the critical need for frequent training and re-training in all aspects of safe driving to help prevent accidents and injuries, and manage exposure to risk. We've partnered with Pro-TREAD to give our policyholders access to interactive, online training lessons, making it even more convenient for you to stay well-informed and safe. more >>

Reminder: Pro-TREAD Training Lessons Available!

Don’t forget to take advantage of your two free Pro-TREAD training lessons for each vehicle insured with Protective Insurance Company! More than 70 online lessons are available to provide interactive training in defensive driving, hours of service, CSA, worker injury prevention and more! If you have already obtained your free lessons, contact us at icsafety@protectiveinsurance.com for special pricing on additional lessons.

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