Our goals in providing Risk Management services to your organization is to train, educate, and provide information for the prevention of accidents. It is our mission to assist your Company in identifying safety hazards before they result in an accident. Prevention of Losses is the key to providing a safe work environment, protecting your Workforce and producing true savings for a NonSubscriber.
We also provide analysis, trend reports, and Safety Plans based off historical loss data. Our team of Professional ARMS has years of experience, in all types of industries. They are able to identify problem areas and then put a Safety Plan in place.
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Examples of Industry Experience
Federal and State governmental agencies are becoming increasingly more involved in regulating safety in the work environment. While there is no guarantee that the costs of compliance with a particular law will produce an equal or greater savings in terms of reduced worker injury costs, employers fulfilling their legal obligations will definitely prevent unnecessary expenditures or substantial fines which could be incurred. The initial phase of Anchor’s loss control service plan will consist of a review of a client's current safety program to evaluate its effectiveness at controlling loss. Our consultants will analyze loss history to identify trends and types of accidents, and evaluate training programs. We will also evaluate the client's safety and health program in terms of the requirements of the current federal and state regulations (minimum standards). This does not guarantee compliance with these regulations, but the client can show good faith and intentions when the effort is made. Through the analysis of current historical information we will help management establish goals and objectives for their programs, and an action plan for follow-through.
A written safety program is a vital tool in all organizations, regardless of size or operation. First, it communicates an attitude from management regarding the safety effort, and should include a statement of purpose and commitment to the safety of all employees. Second, it identifies areas in which safety must be considered, and acts as a blueprint for all safety activities. Finally, it is extremely important in providing a defense in the event of a serious employee injury as it can evidence that management was aware of hazards and had made a concerted effort to eliminate them. After conducting a comprehensive risk assessment for the client, Anchor Risk Management Services, Inc., can assist in the design of a written safety and health program which is tailored to the client's specific operations and unique situations, and will help develop a plan for implementing the program activities.
Loss prevention audits have two components: Safety program review and evaluation, and safety surveys. The former is a review of operating plans and procedures to evaluate quality and quantity of the safety program activities. Safety surveys assist in the discovery of unsafe acts and/or unsafe conditions. Safety audits suggest areas in which operational systems and procedures can be improved. Anchor Risk Management Services Inc. encourages employers to conduct their own safety program activities (safety committees, self-inspections, accident investigation, regulatory compliance programs, training, etc.). However, we recommend periodic safety audits by an independent third party to supplement the daily internal safety activities, especially non-subscribers. Anchor Loss Control Consultants will document their findings, along with any recommendations and suggested corrective measures, to management and provide consultative follow-ups in subsequent safety audits when deficiencies may exist. We act as an outside set of eyes to reinforce our clients' internal efforts. We can also provide training where assistance is required for the clients to manage their own safety program and regulatory compliance activities.
The unsafe actions of workers have been determined to be the number one proximate cause of work-related accidents. These unsafe actions are not necessarily related to the worker's indifferent, passive or uncooperative attitude toward safety. Frequently, they can be attributed to several factors related to poor employee selection and job placement, inadequate training or understanding of the job to be performed, ineffective supervision, and poor motivation. Anchor will assist clients in developing a safety training program unique to their operations. We offer train-the-trainer programs for those employers who wish to continue training in-house, as well as direct employee and supervisor training programs to meet OSHA training requirements. Some of the training programs we offer include: CPR, Office Ergonomics, First Aid, Respiratory Protection, Bloodborne Pathogens, Proper Lifting Procedures & Techniques, Hearing Conservation, Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Ladder Safety, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Safety, Hazard Communication, & Fork Lift Training.
Upon request of the client company, Anchor will conduct a safety audit and follow-up consultation with management. Activities will include, but not necessarily be limited to: 1) Follow-up on status of previously submitted recommendations, and additional assistance in their implementation; 2) Review of safety committee minutes to determine effectiveness; 3) Review employee training records to determine if a training schedule has been maintained; 4) Review accident investigation reports and suggest corrective action; 5) Review self-inspections for completeness; and, 6) Attend a safety committee meeting and assist with any additional questions or concerns. A report will be provided to client management outlining the safety accomplishments at their facility, any discrepancies in the safety program, and any additional recommendations necessary.