As you may know, June is National Safety Month. The National Safety Council, a 100-plus-year-old organization, spearheads the awareness month and encourages others to get involved. The council, on its website, says National Safety Month “is an annual observance to educate and influence behaviors around leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths.”
The theme for this year’s National Safety Month is, “Safety Starts with Me,” which reinforces the notion that successful organizations engage everyone in safety. They create a culture where people feel a personal responsibility not only for their own safety, but for that of coworkers, family and friends.
The first topic this month is Driving Safety. Click here to read the driving safety tip sheet.
U.S. consumers are turning to digital sources for insurance quotes and other information, but still prefer personal contact with agents when purchasing insurance products, according to an Accenture survey of more than 4,000 U.S. automobile and home insurance customers.
-- More than two-thirds (68 percent) of respondents aged 18 to 24 say they
would be willing to pay more for personalized advice when purchasing auto
or home insurance policy, compared to 27 percent of those aged 45 to 64
and just 16 percent of those aged 65 to 74.
-- More than one-third (38 percent) of consumers are willing to pay for
personalized advice about the insurance that is best for them -- and, of
that group, more than half (56 percent) are willing to pay at least 10