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Welcome to Signal

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Signal welcomes a new Assistant Vice President of Information Technology (IT)

Brian Parent joined us as the new AVP for the Wilton-based Signal IT department.  He has over 20 years experience including recent positions as a Program Manager, Head of IT, and Global Service Delivery Manager.  Brian has worked out of multiple states in the Eastern U.S., and an international assignment in Istanbul, Turkey.  He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Southern Connecticut State University and a Project Management Professional certification.

Brian is part of the Charles Taylor global ICT (Information and Communications Technology) team.  As a member of this worldwide organization his team can leverage synergies and strategy to help align companywide standards, procedures, and best practices.  One of his primary goals is to build upon and further strengthen partnership between IT and the business.  Brian resides in Fairfield, CT with his wife and three children.



Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd was established in January 1986 to meet the demands of the stevedoring industry for reasonable and stable workers' compensation insurance rates, and quickly became the premier Longshore mutual in the United States.

The Membership of the Association is drawn from a broad range of employers throughout the country in the stevedoring, ship repair, marine construction and offshore industries with reported Longshore payrolls approaching $3.00 billion representing over 230 companies.

The business of the Association, including membership selection, underwriting, safety resources, claims management, regulatory requirements and financial management is performed by the Association's Managers, Charles Taylor (Hamilton). The day to day responsibility for these operations has been delegated to Charles Taylor's affiliate, Signal Administration, with offices in Dallas Texas, Wilton Connecticut, and Long Beach California.

Recent Updates

Coast Guard issues safety alert on ships’ engine room operations24 March, 2015

Maintaining Machinery, Knowing Escape Routes, & Conducting Thorough Engineering Watches

OSHA Publishes Proposed Revision to Eye and Face Protection Standards24 March, 2015

OSHA has published a proposed revision to its Eye and Face Protection Standards that updates personal protective equipment requirements

NIOSH 30-Year Study Finds 'Some Progress' in Hearing Loss Cases18 March, 2015

NIOSH study finds hearing loss rate steady with long term outcomes improving.

2015 OSHA Rule Making Update5 March, 2015

Great summary of pending and envisioned changes from the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota.

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