Shield, formerly called The Quill, is Protective's quarterly publication on safety, risk management and Protective updates. Select an issue to view or download a PDF copy. (Issues prior to Fall 2012 are viewable as web pages rather than PDFs.)

2018

  • Fall
Hazcom Programs, Winter Weather Driving, Stay Alert for Animals
  • Summer
Heat Stress, Dangerous Highways
  • Spring
Pre-Trip Inspections, Highway Work Zones, Safety Committees
  • Winter
Opioid abuse, deep vein thrombosis, OSHA injury recordkeeping

2017

  • Fall
Driving under the influence of pain, return on investment for safety programs, autonomous vehicles
  • Summer
Autonomous vehicles, telematics, temporary workers, skin protection
  • Spring
Navigating traffic circles, identifying drug & alcohol suspicion, healthy recipes on the road
  • Winter
Gamification, Truckers Against Trafficking, workplace safety, contract concerns

2016

  • Fall
Mental health, selecting and training instructors, seat belts
  • Summer
Driver finishing programs, driver recruitment, insurance fraud
  • Spring
Distracted walking, educating new drivers, workforce engagement, proper use of powered industrial trucks
  • Winter
OSHA violations for overhead storage areas, safe speed & following distance, enterprise risk management

2015

  • Fall
Passenger guidelines, crisis management, video safety technology, hiring military veterans
  • Summer
Railroad crossings, maintenance pit injuries, return-to-work programs, backing & mirror adjustment
  • Spring
Driver development, driving in construction zones, safely strapping down loads
  • Winter
Sleep apnea, texting & driving, Claims + Safety Seminar recap

2014

  • Fall
Slips & falls, bug bites, super vehicles, automated traffic law enforcement programs
  • Summer
Stopping safely during an emergency, safety committees, health on the road
  • Spring
OSHA injury & illness recordkeeping, planning perfect trips, predictive hiring
  • Winter
Fitness, precision driving, Claims + Safety Seminar recap

2013

  • Fall
Less common road hazards, human trafficking, cargo security, predictive hiring
  • Summer
Top preventable injuries, Initial Claims Unit
  • Spring
Food & nutrition, exercising on the road, mental health, skin damage
  • Winter
Return-to-work programs, speeding, Claims + Safety Seminar recap

2012

    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • Fall

2011

    • January
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    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    • December