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

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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 […]

Motorcycle Safety

Coming in May, Motorcycle Safety Month focuses on raising awareness about how to safely ride, and share the road, with motorcycles. Learn more.

5 Fast Tips for Preventing Colds

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

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.

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 […]

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 […]