Loss Control Resources

Safety and Loss control is where the containment of the total cost of risk begins for companies and organizations. Over time, effective safety and loss control programs result in lower insurance costs and better organizational productivity.


Deep South Safety First Newsletters (HTML) Safety First Newsletters (PDF)
Safety First - Volume 1 Issue 1 Safety First - Volume 1 Issue 1 PDF
Safety First - Volume 1 Issue 2 Safety First - Voume 1 Issue 2 PDF
Safety First - Volume 2 Issue 1 Safety First - Volume 2 Issue 1 PDF
Safety First - Volume 2 Issue 2 Safety First - Volume 2 Issue 2 PDF
Safety First - Volume 3 Issue 1 Safety First - Volume 3 Issue 1 PDF
Safety First - Volume 3 Issue 2 Safety First - Volume 3 Issue 2 PDF
Safety First - Spring 2014 Safety First - Spring 2014 PDF
Safety First - Fall 2014 Safety First - Fall 2014 PDF
Safety First - Spring 2015 Safety First - Spring 2015 PDF
Safety First - Summer 2015  Safety First - Summer 2015 PDF
Safety First - Fall 2015 Safety First - Fall 2015 PDF
Safety First - Winter 2016  Safety First - Winter 2016 PDF
Safety First - Summer 2016 - New Safety First - Summer 2016 New PDF
Featured Loss Control Materials Examples
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NHTSA Distracted Driver Study US DOT - www.distraction.gov   
NSC - Sample Distracted Driver Policy NSC - Distracted Driver Resources
Deep South - CSA 2010 Enforcement Process OSHA Distracted Driver Resources
Vehicle Rear End Collision Avoidance Speeding - The Commercial Driver's Choice
Distracted Driving - You Make The Call Vehicle Maintenance File Example


Safety Publications & Alerts
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Carrier Tips For Managing CSA US DOT Numbers
Changes in Medical Certificates Program Driver Qualification
Safety Manuals
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Fleet Safety Manual (Non-DOT Regulatory)  
Fleet Safey Manual (DOT Regulatory)  
Risk Watch - Sample of Topics
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Aggressive Driving Shipping Pipe - Safety Standards
DOT CSA - Best Practices Why A Towing Company Needs GL
Non-Owned Vehicle Exposure Transferrring Risk With Contracts
Personal Use of Company Vehicles Certificates of Insurance
Negligent Entrustment   Contracts: An Overview
Safe Egress From Buildings Company Drug & Alcohol Policy
Screening Non-CDL Drivers Utility Trailers - Best Practices
Reasonable Suspicion Testing For Supervisors  Ready Mix Vehicle Rollover Protection
Tool Box Safety Talks - Sample of Topics
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Carbon Monoxide - The Silent Killer Roads & Weather
Construction Work Zones Safe Driving on Super Highways
Defensive Driving Sample Vehicle Fleet Safety Policy
Fatigue Can Be Fatal Scan Your Envoronment
Forces of Nature School Bus Safety
Technical Service Bulletins - Sample of Topics
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Lane Change Safety - New! Cell Phone Use Policy
Speeding- The Commercial Drivers' Choice - New! Construction Site Equipment Security 
Speeding- Sample Policy - New! Controling Backing Accidents 
Commercial Vehicle Inspection  - New! Tow Truck Passenger 
Driver's Daily Inspection Form - New! Tow Truck Passenger- Sample Policy 
Rear End Collision Avoidance Rollovers 15 Passenger Vans
Defensive Driving Instructors Personal Vehicle Use - Sample Contract
  Commercial Passenger - Sample Policy
Helpful Forms and Links for Visitors  
CMCA - Electronic Logging Devices - Newsletter Best Practices for Drug & Alcohol Testing -NEW!
FMCSA - Electronic Logging Devices - Rules Best Practices for Record Retention - NEW!
FMCSA - Electronic Logging Devices - More Info Example of Certificate of Receipt - NEW!
Louisiana CDL Application Supplemental Form Joining A Consortium - NEW!
AAMVA - Commercial Driver Licensing Program Pre-Employment Testing Examples - NEW!
OSHA 300, 300A & 301 Random Testing Rates - NEW!
Release of Information Examples - NEW! Who Do I Test? - NEW!
FMCSA CSA BASIC Fact Sheets    
Top Cargo Securement Out of Service Violations Texting Rules Fact Sheet 
Adjudicated Citations Fact Sheet Cell Phone Rules Fact Sheet
Adjudicated Citations Glossary  Hours of Service Overview
Controlled Substances/Alcohol Overview Unsafe Driving Overview
Crash Indicator Overview Vehicle Maintenance Overview
Driver Fitness Overview Hazardous Materials Compliance
CSA Safety Management Cycle  
Motor Carrier Tool Kit  
Cargo Securement Handbook - FMCSA  
Motor Carrier Early Intervention: The Warning Letter  
Motor Carrier Warning Letter Tipsheet  
Driver Safety Enforcement: What You Need To Know   
Roadside Inspectors and CSA: Understanding
the Importance of Roadside Data
Driver Safety Tool Kit  
Alert: Smart Drivers Know The Facts Brochure  
Just The Facts For Drivers   
Links To Safety Resources Available To Visitors   
Safety Measurement Systems  Underwriter Laboratories 
Compliance, Safety, & Accountability American Society of Safety Engineers
OSHA Regulations Risk Insurance Management Society
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration National Safety Council
U.S. Department of Transportation Inland Marine information
United States Department of Labor Lexis Nexis
Hazmat Regulations National Highway Traffic Safety Admin.
American National Standards Institute National Transportation Safety Board
International Organization for Standardization Insurance Information Institute
National Fire Protection Association Insurance Institute For Highway Safety
National Ready Mix Concrete Association - Safety  Distracted Driving - You Need To Know
National Solid Waste Management Association - Safety   
Links To State Resources Available To Visitors  
State Departments of Transportation State Statutes and Laws
State Departments of Insurance  
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The information, examples and suggestions presented in this material have been developed from sources believed to be reliable and are considered to be “best practices” for the industry. This information is offered exclusively for the purpose of improving the insurability of your company’s operation and/or premises. Deep South Surplus, Inc. makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, that the information shared or implementation of the policies in this document will prevent loss or injury to persons and/or equipment. The information in this document should be modified to fit your company’s particular situation and we strongly recommend consultation with competent legal counsel and/or other professional advisors before applying this material in any particular factual situations.