Safety & Loss Control Services

The goal of our Safety & Loss Control Department at Starr is to provide practical solutions that address your safety concerns and needs. We take a different approach to safety and loss control. We do not tell you how to run your safety department. Instead, we find areas you are working on or would like to improve. We roll up our sleeves and help you do it.

Value-added Service

We want to make sure that our services are tangible. Several of our clients consider us an extension of their safety department and appreciate our value-added services. As your business collaborator, we are committed to your continued success. We want to earn your business and help that business grow and prosper.

Safety & Loss Control

Loss Control Divisions

Construction

Starr Insurance Companies supports our client’s construction loss control function with a team of highly trained specialists. Our consultants are well versed in construction workers’ compensation, general liability, fleet and environmental requirements and our services are designed to reduce exposures, control losses and positively impact performance. Our approach begins during the preconstruction phase by identifying primary risks and developing plans and strategies to reduce these exposures. We are capable of delivering products and services that can be customized to specific construction projects and operations.

Loss Control Services and Products

Jobsite Safety and Liability Surveys
  • Service consists of conducting periodic surveys of jobsites to assess exposures and recommend control measures
  • Frequency and duration of jobsite surveys will vary by project type, size and construction phase
Claims Trend Analysis
  • Should claims develop we endeavor to analyze them to reveal loss trends and, once identified, design services that target these specific exposures to facilitate risk improvement
Accident Investigations
  • Highly trained consultants are available to assist with accident investigations
Contractor Safety, Health and Risk Management Program Evaluation
  • Put our experience to work with an overall risk management program evaluation. We can provide valuable guidance in assessing whether a program is designed to meet workers’ compensation, liability, fleet and environmental requirements associated with business operations
Fleet Safety Program Services
  • Services are available to properly manage commercial fleet operations
  • Services include fleet safety program evaluations, motor vehicle records analysis, driver training systems and telematic fleet risk management solutions
Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics
  • From repetitive strains to occupational health exposures to PPE requirements we provide testing and solutions related to construction operations and requirements
Environmental Assessment and Compliance Services
  • Our specialists provide environmental program consulting, site assessments, remediation services, environmental awareness and regulatory training and regulatory compliance assessments and support
Construction Training Requirements
  • OSHA certified 10-hour and 30-hour trainers and focused training programs to address specific operations
Accident & Illness Prevention Training
  • We are capable of delivering tailored training programs to meet the specific needs of our clients
  • Training resources include on-site training, videos, toolbox talks, online training, compliance posters and safety manuals

Training Capabilities

Classroom
  • OSHA 10 & 30
  • Accident Investigation
  • Aerial Lift
  • Confined Space
  • Defensive Driver
  • Fall Protection Competent Person
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Forklift
  • Smith Systems
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Scaffold Competent Person & User
  • 8-Hour Hazwoper Course
  • 40-Hour Hazwoper Course
  • Heat Stress
  • Global Harmonization (GHS)
  • MSHA Part 46
  • Ladder Safety Training
  • Material Handling
Train the Trainer Courses
  • Forklift and Aerial lift
  • Smith Systems
  • Defensive Driver
Online Training
  • 10-Hour Construction
  • 10-Hour General Industry
  • 30-Hour Construction
  • 8-Hour Hazwoper Course
  • MSHA Part 46
  • DOT Transportation Safety
  • Defensive Driver Courses
  • Fall Protection
  • Electrical Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Crane Safety
  • Confined Space
  • Ladder Safety
  • Global Harmonization (GHS)
  • Various other training modules are available to our clients

Online Streaming Learning Center

Starr has developed an online portal with an easily searchable library of informative safety videos in both English and Spanish.

Associated with each video is a short test, which can be downloaded, printed and administered to every viewer. This can then be used to verify and document a worker’s understanding of the training content. This service is available to our clients at no additional charge.

  • Benefit Highlights
    • Mobility of Training
    • Extensive Retraining Resource
    • Additional Support for Internal Instruction
Marine

Starr Marine offers clients, at no additional cost, support and advice from the Loss Control Services team. Strategically placed around the world, the LCS team is tasked solely with supporting the enterprise interests of Starr’s insureds.

The LCS team coordinates global risk management initiatives through the regional offices, often utilizing local resources to support the needs of any given project. In order to seamlessly handle the volume of business and geographic requirements, the LCS team maintains a worldwide network of independent marine surveyors, naval architects and engineers, logistics and transportation specialists, as well as security consultants and investigators. While fieldwork may be completed by a regional expert, all efforts are coordinated through the in-house LCS team to ensure a rigorous quality control standard is upheld.

Each loss control initiative requires a detailed review of the client’s claim history, packing and shipping procedures, maintenance and training protocols, and storage and/or operating procedures. When the review is complete, LCS will work with the client to design and coordinate a detailed plan customized to that client’s unique business needs. Every initiative is created to effectively and efficiently reduce damage and/or loss, with emphasis placed on the ability to deploy and recommendation into the field.

Loss control efforts are generally split along the various lines of business, in support of and in concert with the underwriting staff. Initiatives can be focused along some of the following key areas:

  • Carrier Selection and Vetting
  • Emergency Response Plan Preparedness
  • Load, Stow and Securing Surveys
  • Discharge, Outturn and Transloading Surveys
  • Packaging and Handling Protocols
  • Terminal and Port Operation Analysis
  • Vessel Inspections and Trip Planning

Starr Marine has developed, and deployed, proprietary inspections programs that assess terminal operations, automobile import and storage facilities, small vessel operators, and static risk and storage facilities. These programs allow Starr to objectively benchmark the operation for underwriters, but those key performance indicators allow the LCS team to offer specific guidance and recommendations to all manner of operators.

The various programs offered by Starr Marine LCS, in conjunction with the varied experiences of the LCS team, allow for an industry-unique risk management program designed specifically to support the needs of Starr clients.

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