HCR Insights

What Is the Importance of PPE

August 24, 2017 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

Employers have a responsibility to provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace. Part of fulfilling that requirement entails supplying personal protective equipment (PPE). PPE is equipment that can help protect you against health and safety hazards at work. Read More

How to be Prepared for a Severe Weather Event

June 13, 2017 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Storm Safety

 During the event of any weather-related watch or warning, the health and safety of our employees is a primary concern. However, before any watch or warning takes place, at HCR, we emphasize the importance of being prepared before any storm season begins. Because the unexpected can happen in the ... Read More

HCR Reaches 3 Years Recordable Injury Free

June 5, 2017 | HCR Communications Topics: News, Health & Safety

On June 3rd HCR reached a major milestone, three years recordable injury free as an organization. This is a tremendous success and a major achievement for HCR. This accomplishment reflects HCR’s commitment to health and safety while demonstrating our ability to maintain a culture of accountability. Read More

HCR Reaches 1,000 Days Injury Free

February 27, 2017 | HCR Communications Topics: Health & Safety

HCR is proud to announce that as of February 27, 2017, we reached a huge milestone of 1,000 days without any worksite injuries. This accomplishment reflects HCR’s commitment to health and safety while demonstrating our ability to maintain a culture of accountability. Read More

Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspection Guidance

December 8, 2016 | Augustine Ogbonnaya Topics: Health & Safety

All commercial vehicles that weigh more than 10,000 pounds must undergo inspection by the Department of Transportation at least once a year to ensure that all parts and accessories are in good condition, working properly and are safe to use. Read More

What to Do During a Weather-Related Watch or Warning

November 15, 2016 | HCR Communications Topics: Health & Safety

At HCR, the health and safety of all our employees are primary concerns. We have several Emergency Response Plans in place, but for this post, we will focus on our plan for hurricanes, strong storms, snow storms, tornadoes and other major storms. This plan follows the recommended action timeline ... Read More

Daylight Savings Safety Tips

November 7, 2016 | HCR Communications Topics: Health & Safety

On November 6, daylight savings time came to an end and we all set our clocks back one hour. While this means we all got an extra hour of sleep that night, it can also take a toll on our health as it disrupts our normal sleep patterns and puts a strain on our bodies. Read More

How Can You Avoid These Post-Hurricane Dangers?

October 18, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Storm Safety

Very few people enter the hospital during a major storm like Hurricane Matthew. After the storm, however, the floodgates tend to open. Many potentially fatal injuries can occur during the after effects of a hurricane. In fact, several deaths were reported in Volusia and Orange Counties as a result ... Read More

How HCR’s “Nobody Gets Hurt” Policy Works

October 13, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

HCR is committed to conducting business in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, as well as the environment, others involved in its operations, its customers, and the public. This commitment requires compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; facilities that are ... Read More

Best Practices of Leading Indicators

August 30, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

If you are waiting for an incident to occur before making a change, it is already too late. Leading indicators are safety metrics that companies can use to recognize and abate hazards before they experience a loss. By measuring the possibility of an incident occurring, companies can take steps to ... Read More