Check out the article by David Leff, senior casualty and loss control consultant with Oswald Companies, on Construction Executive Magazine, which features in-depth steps that contractors can take to enhance driver safety and productivity.
In recent months, insurance companies have sharpened their underwriting requirements for fleet operations of all sizes. Notably, they are inquiring about various elements of fleet management programs, and in some cases requiring firms lacking such systems to move quickly to select and implement them.
In this environment, construction contractors need to review their fleet risk management, identify opportunities for improvement and take any appropriate remedial actions. Areas they might address in their internal reviews include: training, distracted driving, litigation defense, logistics software, insurance, driver safety, incident management and vehicle documentation.
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As Insurers Tighten Underwriting Requirements, Contractors Can Take Steps to Enhance Driver Safety and Productivity
About the Author
David Leff is a senior casualty and loss control consultant with Oswald Companies, a partner firm of Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage group. He has more than 15 years of experience, providing proactive plans and policies to help clients prevent loss and injury, comply with OSHA rules and regulations, and reduce overall risk exposure. A member of the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Ohio By Product Synergy Group, Mr. Leff earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Wittenberg University and a M.S. degree in engineering from The Ohio State University. He is also a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy.