SAFETYNET: A place to find information about safe practices in the workplace.

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Active Shooter Preparedness

On February 14, 2018, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, located in Parkland, FL, were the nation’s most recent victims of an active shooter. Preparing yourself and your family for such a situation is increasingly important. Understanding what to do and how to respond can be the difference between life and death. Learn more […]

Recognizing hidden dangers: 25 steps to a safer office

It’s fairly obvious that safety and health hazards can exist on work sites filled with heavy machinery and equipment, where employees often are required to engage in strenuous manual labor. A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with […]

Back to School Safety

It’s time for kids to head back to school, and that means being aware. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they – and the motorists around them – take proper safety precautions​.

Stay Safe on the 4th; Leave Fireworks to The Pros

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. Learn more about staying safe during this American holiday.

A Message to Employees Affected by Hurrican Matthew

Dear BBNC Subsidiary Employees: I want to let those of you being affected by Hurricane Matthew know that you are in the BBNC board and staff’s thoughts and prayers. Please take proper precautions to keep you and your families safe. Jason Metrokin President and CEO

Back to School Safety

Across the country, it’s back to school time, which means it’s time to talk to your elementary, middle, and high schoolers about back to school safety tips, including how to stay safe before, during and after school. See these important tips here.

7 Preventable Safety Mistakes Infographic

30 percent of employees injured at work have been on the job for less than a year. Check out this infographic to learn about the risks facing new hires, and how you can help new employees work safely and effectively.

Are you enrolled in the BBNC Health Plan? Don’t forget the enhanced travel benefits for 2019!

 BridgeHealth Planned Surgery Benefit Program: This surgery program saves you money and expands your options. BridgeHealth pre-screens and selects facilities and doctors that achieve high-quality ratings for low complications, infections, and readmissions. If your doctor recommends non-emergency surgery, call BridgeHealth before you schedule the procedure. Effective January 1, 2019, all Members will receive a $1,000 […]

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it’s a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the Unites States die every year from accidental nonfire-related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stoves, water heaters […]

Active Shooter Safety Tips

This video, recently produced by the Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, dramatizes an active shooter incident in the workplace. Its purpose is to educate the public on how to respond during such an incident. Warning: The initial sequence in this video may be disturbing. Click here to learn more.