All articles by David Mitchell

Do Your Safety Goals Match Your CEO’s Goals?

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David W. J. Mitchell is a guest author and Director of Risk Control & Safety at Aon Risk Solutions. Take a look at the business goals developed by your CEO and CFO. These goals state performance expectations and results. If last year’s revenue was $50 million, this year’s goal is $58 million. If last year’s fuel expenses […]

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Truckers – Are you using your new OSHA reporting exemption?

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David W. J. Mitchell is a guest author and Director of Risk Control & Safety at Aon Risk Solutions. OSHA made a significant change in immediate injury and fatality reporting requirements effective January 1, 2015. The basic rules state that employers with more than 10 employees must report work fatalities within 8 hours. Any work […]

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Score Your PSP Reports (and Reduce Your Cost of Risk)

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David Mitchell, Aon Risk Solutions Transportation and Logistics Practice I have met with many trucking companies and discussed how they use and review PSP reports (Pre-Employment Screening Program of the FMCSA). The most frequent response is that each report on new applicants is reviewed individually. Translation — most companies I meet with have flexible criteria […]

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Ranking the Risks of CSA Scores

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Momentarily—- forget the risk of intervention by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The FMCSA is a mouse compared to some other risks.  Using an enterprise risk management approach, I have ranked the most serious risks of poor CSA scores:  Risk # 1) Adverse reaction by a shipper. When a shipper determines that your scores […]

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