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Best practice guidelines COVID-19

Learn about the COVID-19 coronavirus causing respiratory illness across the globe, and how you can protect yourself and your business to reduce the likelihood of contracting the illness.

Construction work zone

Drivers who have no problems in routine driving may encounter them where road construction or repair is under way.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

Painting safety checklist

Review this painting safety checklist before your next project.

Carpentry safety checklist

View Markel Specialty's carpentry safety checklist.

Safety Focus - Masonry and concrete contractors

Learn more about the do's and dont's of scaffold safety along with other current accident prevention information.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

Electrical safety

Electric shocks kill and injure many workers every year. There are many rules to follow to help prevent tragedies.

The do’s and don’ts of scaffold safety

It is also important that each worker is equipped with proper protective equipment and have been thoroughly trained on safe work practices when working on scaffolding.