Tags: Safety

How to Have A Successful Road Trip

Planning for a successful road trip

Summer is just around the corner and for many of us that means it’s time to plan our summer getaways. Road trips are the most popular method of travel in America, so you’ll be in good company when you hit the road this summer. Whether it’s a long weekend or a week away, here are a few things you should do to ensure a fun, safe and successful road trip. Before You Go Give your car a good once over. Are the tires good? Here’s how to check. When was... Read More

Plan Now for Worry-Free International Travel

Plan Now for Worry-Free International Travel

Summer is nearly here and we are starting to think about and plan our summer adventures. Are you fortunate enough to be traveling abroad this summer? International travel is good for the mind and body. It broadens our perspective and allows us the opportunity to enjoy new places and cultures as well as meet new people. Traveling abroad can also have its hazards. Planning ahead, though, can minimize the hazards and help you enjoy your international vacation worry free. Here are 12 things to consider in planning for international travel whether... Read More

7 Unusual Ways to Save Money on Your Workers’ Compensation

7 Unusual Ways to Save Money on Your Workers’ Compensation

Do you pay too much for your workers’ compensation insurance? Have you taken all of the obvious steps to reduce the cost but wish there was still something more you could do? Sometimes it helps to get a little creative when considering ways to make your workplace safer and reduce the risk of on-the-job injuries. Here are seven unusual ways to save money on your workers’ compensation. While the benefits of these may not seem immediately obvious, over time you will be able to recognize their usefulness.   Choose a... Read More

4 Elements of a Successful Safety Program

4 Elements of a Successful Safety Program

No business wants employees injured on the job. A serious fire, a permanent injury, or the death of an employee or owner can be devastating to both those involved and the business. You may not always be able to prevent any injuries, but you can definitely reduce the risk—and you can do it without breaking the bank. You do need to use good business sense, though, and apply sound prevention principles. An accident happens because something went wrong. It may take some investigating to determine what, but an accident always... Read More

How to Save Money on Your Workers’ Compensation Insurance

How to Save Money on Your Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers’ Compensation Insurance can be one of the largest insurance expenses for small businesses—and it’s not an optional coverage. All businesses with employees must carry Work Comp Insurance. Just because it’s mandatory, though, doesn’t mean you can’t control your costs. There are many things you can do to help keep workplace injuries down and Work Comp costs under control. Here are three areas where you can make a difference and save money on your Workers’ Compensation Insurance. For more information about controlling Work Comp costs, give Roper Insurance a call today... Read More

Fireworks Safety Tips for a Fun and Fabulous Fourth

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Independence Day is just around the corner and fireworks are a staple of many Independence Day and other summer celebrations, but you need to remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. The Risks Unfortunately, many people do not realize just how dangerous fireworks and sparklers can be—which is a primary reason that injuries occur. Fireworks can not only injure the users, but can also affect bystanders. Bottle rockets and firecrackers can fly in any direction and may explode on or near someone instead of... Read More

How to Survive the Summer Heat

summer heat

Summer is finally here and we are sure feeling it in Colorado. While we all love to get outdoors and take part in summer fun, summer heat can be more than uncomfortable—it can be a threat to your health, especially for older adults and children. Whatever your age, don’t let the summer heat get the best of you and spoil your summer fun. Here’s what you need to know to recognize, treat and avoid the twin threats of summer heat: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke   Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion occurs... Read More

Five Simple Tips for a Safe and Fun Memorial Day Weekend

Five Simple Tips for a Safe & Fun Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the summer fun season. It’s a great time for a weekend getaway, a backyard barbecue or fun with family and friends. Make sure you get your summer started on the right foot—and have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend, as well as the rest of the summer, by following these five easy tips. Food Safety Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water before handling food and after handling raw poultry or meat. To guard against cross-contamination of bacteria, keep uncooked meats away... Read More

How to Be Safe Behind the Wheel this Winter

How to Be Safe Behind the Wheel this Winter

Winter has arrived with a bang in Colorado. The weather has turned snowy and COLD. That’s great news for winter sports enthusiasts, but not so great  on the road. Whether you’re heading to the mountains for skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling, or whether you just need to commute across town to work, here are some smart tips to help you stay safe behind the wheel this winter and avoid becoming a casualty of winter weather. A primary concern during winter storms and extreme cold is commuting safely. Most businesses, events and activities... Read More