About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

Transportation Safety Checklist

Do you do these things when transporting your clients?

  • Client’s seatbelt is secured properly
  • Your seatbelt is secured properly
  • ­Shoulder belt is not placed behind the client’s back or under the arm
  • ­Client is secured in back seat where appropriate
  • ­Driving distractions have been eliminated (such as cell phones)
  • ­Vehicle walk-around inspection completed
  • ­Vehicle engine, steering, lights, etc. are working properly
  • ­Vehicle
August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

What to Include on Job Applications

Prior to hiring a new employee, ensure the job description and job application are specific and reflect the actual position. This can help reduce confusion for applicants and ensure you get applicants with the right level of experience and education.

Job applications should include the following questions:

  • Full name
  • Addresses for past 10 years
  • Educational background
  • Detailed employment history
  • Reasons for leaving current
August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Bedbug Guidance

Consider training your employees on the identification of bedbugs and measures to reduce contamination or cross-contamination.

Your local extension office can often provide a bedbug training program or direct you to a local pest management company or authority for training. These programs often include ways to identify evidence of bedbugs like stains and molted skin, where bedbugs can hide and how to inspect

July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Safe client handling and mobility in the home care environment

This RiskTopic explores possibilities regarding why home healthcare workers may be injured while assisting in client care, particularly when aiding in mobility and client handling. It also offers guidance regarding how workers may safely move clients using safe client handling techniques and any available mobility technology.

Click here to download the full whitepaper.

July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Slip, trip and fall prevention in the home healthcare environment

Employee injuries from slipping, tripping and/or falling in the home healthcare setting are generally the first or second most frequent type of employee injury for the typical home healthcare operation. These incidents may be very costly and result in serious injury to the employee. Although they are preventable in some circumstances, it may be more difficult to implement normal controls because the

July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|