March 2013

New Hours of Service Compliance: Are You Ready?

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) continues to scrutinize and intensify Hours of Service regulations in attempt to reduce fatigue-related crashes and improve roadway safety. On July 1, 2013, FMCSA will start enforcing regulations for specific, mandatory hours of service limitations on truck drivers. FMCSA Administrator

 

Oil Boom "Pumps" Trucking Industry

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If you haven’t yet heard from every politician in our nation’s capital, energy production is a driving force to the economic recovery. Also, when you decide to emerge from the rock you’ve been living under, check for oil. We seem to be discovering quite a bit. For the United Sates oil and gas industry, 2012 was a record year. Exploration and

 

The Employee: Soldier of the Return-to-Work System

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You are an employee that was just injured while working; do you know what to do first? Who to contact? Or what steps to take? Because in any return-to-work program, you will have specific processes to follow. Injuries in the workplace happen, especially in high hazard industries. Even if you and your employer follow all the required safety