Safety Spotlight

Client Spotlight: Standard Drywall Implements Pre-Work Stretches

Author, Lauren Stumpf, Media Communications Assistant, Rancho Mesa Insurance, Inc.

Tom Jolliff from ICW Group sent over a video of Rancho Mesa client, Standard Drywall Inc., carrying out their routine morning stretches before starting the work day. Stretching helps to prevent employees from becoming injured, and Rancho Mesa is proud to see their clients implementing a team, health, and safety culture.

Rancho Mesa's Drew Garcia enlisted personal trainer, Collin Dawson from Bodies By Collin, to develop a stretch program specifically designed for the landscape and construction industries. This program is known as the RM365 Advantage Mobility & Stretch Program™.

Client Spotlight: Three E.L. Hobbs Employees Complete Safety Star Program

Author, Lauren Stumpf, Media Communications Assistant, Rancho Mesa Insurance, Inc.

Within the last month, Eduardo Torres, Mike Gonzales, and Richard McDeavitt of E.L. Hobbs, Inc. completed the RM365 Advantage Safety Star Program™. E.L. Hobbs has many more employees signed up and on their way to becoming Safety Star certified. We are proud to partner with a company that holds safety to the highest importance.

Safety Spotlight: Century Painting Corporation Safety Van

Author, Lauren Stumpf , Media Communications Assistant, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc .

Century Painting Corporation acquired the innovative Safety Training Unit, also known simply as the Safety Van, in May 2018 and the benefits have been endless. The Safety Van is equipped with safety training topics, tools, and protective equipment. Safety meetings were previously held at the Century Painting office, but now Eddie Lopez, Safety Coordinator of Century Painting Corp. travels to the jobsites and trains the employees on the spot; saving time and reducing hassle for the workers. The Safety Van has job specific trainings loaded onto the TV mounted to the back of the van, making it convenient for Eddie to open the van, set up chairs, and give safety presentations to the workers at the jobsite.

First RM365 Advantage Safety Star: Eddie Lopez of Century Painting Corp.

Author, Lauren Stumpf, Media Communications Assistant, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc .

On February 12, 2019, in a close race to become the first Safety Star, Eddie Lopez, Safety Coordinator at Century Painting Corp. was the first to complete the RM365 Advantage Safety Star Program in Construction Safety. 

Safety Spotlight: Sunset Commercial Services

Author, Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

Sunset Commercial Services is a San Diego-based commercial/janitorial services company that is dedicated to fostering a safety culture.

Safety Spotlight: Francis Parker Implements Mobility & Stretch Program

Author, Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

On March 5, 2018, members of the Francis Parker School maintenance department led by Mike Cain gathered for a training with Collin Dawson, a personal trainer Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc. partnered with to develop the Mobility & Stretch Program.

Safety Spotlight: Onyx Building Group Earns Prestigious Safety Award

Author, Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

Onyx Building Group, Inc., a woman-owned C-9 & C-35 contractor specializing in drywall and metal framing, lath, plaster, EIFs, and air/vapor barrier systems was presented with the Excellence in Safety Award by Tom Jolliff and Leo Carlino from ICW Group, a San Diego-based insurance carrier recognized nationally as an industry leader.

NALP, in Partnership with Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Launch "Share Your Safety Stories" Campaign

Author, Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) in partnership with Rancho Mesa Insurance Services announced its "Share Your Safety Stories" campaign, in early January 2018.

Rancho Mesa Hosts Heat Illness Prevention Workshop

Author Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

In an effort to improve their companies' safety programs, nearly 20 different companies sent representatives to learn how to protect their employees at Rancho Mesa's Heat Illness Prevention Workshop on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at San Diego Christian College in Santee, CA.

ICW Provides OSHA 10 Workshop

Author, Alyssa Burley, Client Services Coordinator, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, Inc.

Rancho Mesa hosted an OSHA 10 Workshop on April 18th and 19th, 2017.  It was presented by Steve Medellin from ICW Group at their Del Mar, CA offices.