Successful trucking companies know that a comprehensive safety management program helps reduce the risk of crashes and saves money. As a Joe Morten & Son customer, you can look to us to be your value-added resource in truck safety and loss prevention.
We can work with you in evaluating the risks you face each day on the job. Through our affiliation with Great West Casualty Company, we’ve developed tools and resources to help you reduce the frequency and severity of accidents.
No matter whether you’re a driver, an owner-operator, or safety director, we can provide motor carrier safety resources designed to assist in reducing claims and losses, in turn saving your business money.
For educational material you can download, visit our Resource Hub, or for current articles, check out our Blog.
To help you keep your workforce motivated to continuously monitor safety and achieve the highest standards of safety, we invite you to participate in the Great West Casualty Company Safety Awards Programs. These awards recognize trucking companies that have shown a commitment to safety and risk management.
All awards are furnished at no cost to our customers, and they’re a great way to recognize your team’s performance.
Below is a brief summary of the programs; more detailed information is available upon request.
National Fleet Safety Awards
Eligibility: Any insured that operates five or more trucks (as defined by your policy) and maintains primary Liability Coverage for at least nine months.
Submissions: Simply record your preventable crashes and miles driven each month. At the end of the year, fill out the crash frequency chart and fax, mail, or email to your regional safety office.
National Fleet Safety Award Booklet
National Fleet Safety Award Electronic Submission Form
Workplace Safety Awards
Eligibility: Insureds with five or more power units and current Workers Compensation coverage.
Rules: Simply record any incidents that occur throughout the year. At the end of the year, tally the incidents and total hours your employees worked (as required by OSHA), then complete the incident rate chart and fax, mail, or email it to your regional safety office.
Workplace Safety Award Booklet
Workplace Safety Award Electronic Submission Form
Safe Driver Awards
Our Safe Driver Awards Program recognizes drivers who operate their equipment crash-free. A Safe Driving Pin and Certificate of Achievement are awarded to drivers for each year of driving without a preventable crash. A Safe Driving plaque is presented in recognition of ten years (or one million miles), fifteen years, and twenty years of driving without a preventable crash.
Eligibility: A Great West insured
Submissions: Simply complete the Safe Driving Awards – Click Here For Request Form. When finished, fax or email a copy to your Great West Casualty Company Regional Safety Services department. We ask that you send us your request at least 30 days in advance of when you will present and award to your driver(s).