YellowBird, a nationwide gig economy marketplace that matches vetted risk and environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals with businesses on-demand, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Insurate, a leading insurance technology provider, wholesaler, and managing general agency that leverages data science to create new occupational insurance products for America’s industrial workforce. By leveraging the roster of risk and EHS professionals on the YellowBird platform, Insurate policyholders receive industry-specific consultation and safety program creation custom tailored to their specific operations.
“Insurate policyholders are best in class within their respective industries. Our partnership with Yellowbird allows our customers to further strengthen their strong operations by mitigating injury risk to their most valuable asset – their employees,” said Joe McIlhon, Founder & CEO of Insurate.
The partnership also allows Insurate policyholders to take greater control of their future cost of risk by improving the metrics that influence claims performance.
“YellowBird’s partnership with Insurate advances our aligned mission of improving the safety & health of America’s labor force,” said Michael Zalle, Founder & CEO of YellowBird. “The Insurate behavioral based safety improvement strategies, along with YellowBird’s national on-demand professional EHS network of certified professionals is absolutely game-changing.”
YellowBird’s suite of services includes OSHA incident investigations and mock audits, industrial hygiene, on-site safety manager, program and policy development, custom projects, and training. During the pandemic, YellowBird’s EHS professionals also helped small businesses, schools, and religious organizations develop safety protocols and training with a COVID-19 return-to-work program.
Nationwide, businesses in insurance, construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and other high-risk industries rely on YellowBird to help them find qualified and experienced professionals for critical projects. All professionals on YellowBird’s platform go through an extensive five-step vetting process, which includes background and accreditation checks. This partnership benefits policyholders by equipping Insurate with the ability to quickly find certified and vetted EHS professionals to ensure safe workplaces across the country.