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Safety, Compliance & Your Insurance Costs



Did you know 75% of your insurance costs are tied to your loss history and anticipated losses? What would your insurance program look like if you proactively addressed the factors that drive price and coverage?


In today’s competitive trucking industry, ensuring safety compliance and managing insurance costs are paramount. As your dedicated allies in risk management, CMB Insurance Brokers and Strategic HSE Systems offer a holistic approach to keep your operations safe and efficient. Insurers value businesses that are committed to safety, showcasing a well-structured strategy that constantly aims for enhancement.


With the collaborative guidance of HSE and CMB, you can operate your enterprise with full confidence, knowing that every compliance detail is in check. Gone are the days of dealing with clunky and incompatible systems; our tailored solutions guarantee smooth integration, streamlining your processes for ultimate success. By understanding the finer details of risk management, you can approach your insurance renewals with absolute clarity and certainty.


Think of the collaboration of CMB and HSE as a one-stop solution, offering a comprehensive blend of insurance and safety resolutions tailored for the trucking sector. The meticulous methodology employed by HSE ensures no stone is left unturned. Potential risks are identified and mitigated in a timely manner, ensuring swift results.


Partnering with CMB and HSE means taking proactive measures to address safety concerns, thereby unlocking premium insurance programs. Remember, the steps you take today in prioritizing safety and risk management shape the security and stability of your business tomorrow.

Navigating the complexities of insurance costs while prioritizing safety is no simple task. However, a strategic approach, broken down into actionable steps, can guide you towards a safer operation and more cost-effective insurance premiums. Embarking on this journey requires understanding and implementing crucial elements that not only ensure the safety and efficiency of your trucking business but also create an insurance-friendly profile. Here are seven pivotal steps that, when executed effectively, will set your business on the path to achieving its goals in risk management and insurance optimization:


Charting the Course: Seven Pivotal Steps to Optimize Safety and Insurance Costs

Step 1: Hiring Qualified Class 1 Drivers

  • Insurance companies often prefer experienced drivers.

  • Newer drivers may face higher insurance premiums.

  • Consider expert guidance from CMB Insurance Brokers for driver management.

Step 2: Onboarding, Training, and Driver Evaluations

  • Effective onboarding and training are crucial.

  • Driver evaluations ensure ongoing performance.

  • Strategic HSE offers expertise to lower insurance costs when partnering with CMB Insurance Brokers.

Step 3: Electronic Driver Logs (ELD) and Dash Cameras

  • ELD and dash cameras track driver efficiency.

  • Technology can lead to reduced insurance premiums.

Step 4: Compliance Monitoring – Hours of Service and Documentation

  • Complying with HOS regulations and meticulous documentation is essential.

  • Proper monitoring can reduce risks and insurance costs.

Step 5: Fleet Safety Through Preventative Maintenance

  • Regular maintenance enhances safety and efficiency.

  • Well-maintained fleets can lead to lower insurance premiums.

Step 6: Proper Maintenance of Carrier Profile

  • A carrier profile is like a business resume in the transportation industry.

  • Maintaining an accurate profile is essential for favourable insurance rates.

Step 7: Robust Health and Safety Management System

  • A strong health and safety system reduce risks and insurance costs.

  • We have experience building successful systems to support your business.

These steps collectively form a comprehensive approach to proactive insurance planning, aiming to optimize your insurance program while keeping your business safe and efficient.


The Intersection of Safety and Savings

The intricate relationship between safety protocols and insurance costs is undeniable. By investing in a robust risk management strategy, trucking businesses not only safeguard their operations but also pave the way for favorable insurance premiums. The seven steps outlined above serve as a roadmap to both operational excellence and insurance optimization.


In collaboration with CMB Insurance Brokers and Strategic HSE Systems, businesses have the unique opportunity to redefine their approach to safety, resulting in a resilient, compliant, and cost-efficient operation. As the adage goes, “Prevention is better than cure.” By proactively addressing potential pitfalls and harnessing the expertise of industry leaders, you can transform challenges into opportunities. Commit to a future where safety and savings coexist harmoniously, and watch your trucking business thrive.


Do you need Safety and Compliance Solutions?

HSE services western Canada. It’s headquartered in Peace River and operates offices in Edmonton and Williams Lake, BC.

Contact Strategic HSE Systems at:

Phone: (780) 617-7706 or Toll Free: (877) 441-7732

Or contact CMB for more information: (780) 424-2727


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