The safety and security of our members and its employees is a top priority for Associated California Loggers. That’s why we partner with agencies and select companies to provide our members with excellent insurance, OSHA, drug testing and safety services.

Our official contracted broker for Workers Compensation and Liability (Property and Casualty) is Schinnerer Insurance Services. Our official contracted broker for Health Insurance and related services is BBI Insurance. Our longtime provider of safety services is Milani Safety Services. Follow the link for further information on ACL’s insurance and safety programs and how your ACL membership specifically allows you special access to our programs.

Schinnerer Insurance Services

Business insurance from Schinnerer Insurance Services — Get a competitive quote for general liability, loggers broad form property damage, commercial auto, inland marine and workers’ compensation insurance from Schinnerer Insurance Services, the ACL’s only endorsed business insurance provider. Schinnerer Insurance Services takes great pride in serving the forest and logging industry for more than 30 years.

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BBI Insurance Services

As a member of the Associated California Loggers, you have the opportunity to participate in the ACL sponsored benefit programs, including medical, dental, life, and more. Your benefit dollars help support the ACL!

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Cal/OSHA

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, protects workers and the public from safety hazards through its Cal/OSHA, elevator, amusement ride, aerial tramway, ski lift and pressure vessel programs, and provides consultative assistance to employers.

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Drug Testing Program

ACL is pleased to announce it has negotiated for the services of Western Pathology Consultants, Inc. (WPCI) to provided ACL members with drug and alcohol testing as required by the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT). Under the federal regulations anyone who has (or should have) a class A or B commercial license and drives a rig weighing more than 26,001 lbs., must be subject to drug and alcohol testing programs including random testing. Generally, half of your employees must be randomly tested each year for drugs and 25% for alcohol abuse. If you participate in a larger consortium or pool, a smaller (or larger) number of employees may get tested and you would continue to be in compliance with the requirements. 

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Milani Safety Services

Got Safety? Everyone wants safety and no one wants to have accidents on the job. How do you go about ensuring that you have a safe operation? Some companies have not had an accident in years, so does this make them a safe operation? Other companies have had accidents, but are not necessarily unsafe operations. Safe operations are the ones that have “Safety” built in, not added on.

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Spotlight on Safety

1. Headrick Logging instructs PG&E employees on chainsaw safety: Jim Headrick III of Headrick Logging demonstrating chainsaw safety to PG&E Foresters Ed Magrini, Dan Pierce, Dave Goehring and Steve Yoenge and PG&E Safety Coordinator Max Snyder.

2. Logging Accident: A logging truck driver in Jackson, Tennessee attempted to throw a logging cable over his logs to secure them, but hooked the 7200-volt electric line above the truck instead. The driver was not hurt, but he says the truck tires began to fry within seconds, and you can see what happened to the cab.

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