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Safety Matters: Avoid Slips and Falls

Avoiding Slips and Falls - A janitorial employee was scrubbing the steps and floors with water and a cleaning agent. An observant worker realized that soon, dozens of employees would be going down these steps for their...

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Live Well, Work Well- July 2022

The Benefits of Seasonal Produce - In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply...

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HR Insights: Mental Health and Well-Being on Workplaces

Impact of Employee Mental Health and Well-being on Workplaces - Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various...

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Safety Matters: Do Your Part to Keep Our Workplace Safe

Do Your Part to Keep Our Workplace Safe - Preventing injury and illness on the job is something all employees should take seriously-nothing less than your future is at stake. An on-the-job accident, infection or serious...

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Cyber Liability: Jackware Cyberattacks Explained

Jackware Cyberattacks Explained - Ransomware incidents entail cybercriminals compromising their victims’ computers or servers with malware and demanding large payments in order to restore the technology (as well as any...

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Live Well, Work Well- June 2022

- - EWG Releases 2022 Dirty Dozen List - Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases a report ranking pesticide residue levels of fruits and vegetables based on samples taken by the U.S. Department of...

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Identifying and Avoiding Phone Scams

Identifying and Avoiding Phone Scams - Every year, people report fraud, identity theft and bad business practices to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement partners. According to FTC data, more than 2.8...

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Live Well, Work Well- May 2022

Elevating Your Psychological Resiliency - Psychological resilience refers to the ability to mentally withstand or adapt to uncertainty and adversity. Building resilience to life’s inevitable changes and challenges can...

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Risk Insights: Spring Storm Safety Tips for Businesses

Spring can bring about some of the year’s most dangerous weather and wreak havoc on many aspects of a company’s operations. This article discusses the weather threats to watch out for during spring and measures...

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Live Well, Work Well - April 2022

- Nip Seasonal Allergies in the Bud - More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbors...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists like you to minimize...

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Live Well, Work Well - March 2022

Understanding Your Kidney Health - March is National Kidney Month, making it a great time to take charge of your health to lower your chances of developing kidney disease. Your kidneys filter your blood to remove waste...

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Live Well, Work Well - February 2022

Reducing Your Stress During American Heart Month - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, half of all Americans are...

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Safety Matters: De-Icing Outdoor Walking Surfaces in Winter

Keeping outdoor walking surfaces-such as parking lots and sidewalks-clear of ice in the winter is a crucial practice at many workplaces. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, it can also help keep you,...

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Winter Safety: Driving

Losing control of a car is undoubtedly one of the most frightening experiences behind the wheel. Unfortunately, it is a potential side effect when the temperatures turn frigid and the roads get slick with ice or snow....

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Legal Update: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

On Jan. 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled to stay the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The ETS was...

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Legal Update: Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

On Jan. 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter (OTC)...

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Live Well, Work Well - January 2022

How to Make - and Keep - Your New Year's Resolution - As the new year approaches, you may find yourself reflecting on the past year. This introspection is a significant first step toward selecting a New Year’s...

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Legal Update: Court Reinstates OSHA Vaccination Mandate for Private Employers

On Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals reinstated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19. The 6th Circuit decision...

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Safety Matters: Avoid Winter Slip-ups

Winter months present additional hazards that are typically not factors for employees during warmer weather – specifically, slip and fall concerns. With snow and ice-covered conditions, you run the risk of taking major...

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Risk Insights - Drones: Cyber Exposures

Unmanned aerial drones, also called unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are a new type of aircraft that have broad commercial and personal uses. UAS can be used to inspect buildings, deliver materials or fly around as...

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OSHA's Safe and Sound Week

Each year, more than 5,000 workers are killed on the job. Additionally, more than 3.6 million employees are seriously injured each year while at work. Because of this, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (...

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Drone Safety

Drones are usually thought of as toys or hobbyist aircrafts. However, they also constitute a substantial risk to your family, home and privacy. Whether or not you own a drone, it’s important that you’re aware of...

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Aircraft Hull and Liability Coverage

What is Aircraft Hull and Liability Coverage? - A basic aircraft hull and liability insurance policy protects against physical loss or damage risks, such as the following: Physical damage Passengers, baggage and cargo...

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FAA Rule Allows Drones to Operate Over People and at Night

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a final rule allowing the routine operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people and at night under certain circumstances. The rule eliminates the...

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Why did my rates go up?

This is a question we get asked, a lot. To answer this question properly, we need to review the insurance market cycles. Insurance rates are cyclic, changing from soft markets to hard markets. Each cycle tends to last 3-...

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