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5 Fast Tips for Preventing Colds

There are simple steps you can take to get through cold season. Learn more!

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.

Bike Safety: Live to Ride Another Day

Bicycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape, see the sights, save money on gas and reduce pollution. The benefits are well-known to cycling enthusiasts and local leaders nationwide who have created bike-friendly communities, complete with paths, special bicycle parking areas and other conveniences. National Bike Safety Month in May is just one way we celebrate […]

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. https://home/bbnc/webapps/app-infobbnc.youtube.com/watch?v=5VcSwejU2D0

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 […]

Make a Plan – Be Prepared

As many of you know, Anchorage expereienced a large earthquake last week. Thankfully, all of our Anchorage-based staff and families, as well as residents around the state, are safe. While cleaning up broken glass and plaster is challenging, things can be replaced – people cannot. Being prepared for an emergency is one of the best […]

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.

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 […]

Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. The CDC offers tips to avoid becoming sick.

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 […]