Archive For The “Prevention” Category

Trucking Safety Matters: Protect Against Hand Injuries

By | April 22, 2014

Of the many tools that we have available, our hands are the most valuable. They provide us with the dexterity necessary to perform precise maneuvers that even the most advanced technology cannot replicate. Even the simplest tasks are difficult for a person that does not have full use of his or her hands. Hand injuries […]

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Trucking Safety Matters: Safety in Reverse

By | April 22, 2014

The transportation industry is inherently dangerous. Whether you are on the road or at the loading dock, you have a variety of risk factors to consider. Backing accidents can result in personal injury, property damage and increased insurance expenses. Backing up a vehicle, whether it is an automobile or large truck, can be a difficult […]

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Home Matters: Swimming Pool Liability Precautions

By | March 10, 2014

Fun in the sun is even better when you have a swimming pool in your backyard to stay cool on hot, summer days. Despite all the entertainment that a swimming pool offers, there are also homeowner liabilities. To help you minimize your risk, we’ve gathered some safety tips to keep you in the know as […]

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Home Matters: Smoke Detector Maintenance

By | March 10, 2014

Smoke detectors are one of the most important safety devices you can install in your home to protect your personal belongings and your family. The good news is, they are inexpensive, too. Once you’ve installed smoke detectors, it is absolutely necessary to test them regularly to ensure that they will sound during a fire. After […]

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Auto Insights: Beware of Deer on the Road!

By | March 10, 2014

Staying safe on the road can be a challenge, especially when it involves an unexpected deer or other animal jumping across the road. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly one-quarter of all animal and vehicle crashes result in some form of bodily injury or vehicle damage. Whether you’re driving in the […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Securing Your Company’s Mobile Devices

By | March 10, 2014

Because of the convenience they offer, smartphones and tablet devices have become a ubiquitous presence in the modern business world. As usage soars, it becomes increasingly important to take steps to protect your company from mobile threats, both new and old. The need for proper phone security is no different from the need for a […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Preventing Laptop Theft

By | March 10, 2014

Laptop computers are integral devices in the workforce today. As more and more companies issue laptops to employees, the chances of losing a laptop (and the data stored on it) to theft are much greater. Follow these guidelines to help keep your laptops safe. Communicate Employee Responsibility If your company issues laptops to employees, be […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Four Components of Cyber Risk Management

By | March 10, 2014

If your company stores data and information digitally, you should have a cyber risk management program that addresses prevention, disclosure, crisis management and insurance coverage in the event of a data breach. Good cyber risk management requires the planning and execution of all four of these components. Develop Strategies to Prevent a Data Breach Your […]

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Cyber Risks and Exposures for Law Firms

By | March 10, 2014

Gone are the days when only the desktop computer in your office is at risk for a data breach. Technology changes quickly, and the latest developments are used in law firms today more than ever before. Information is stored electronically and accessed from laptops, tablets, smartphones, cloud computing systems, and USB or flash drives. Risks […]

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Construction Risk Insights: Reducing Falls During Floor Joist Installation and Decking

By | March 7, 2014

Installing floor joists and decking can be a dangerous task if precautions are not taken to prevent falls. It is important to protect workers engaged in “leading edge” work to ensure that they do not fall through openings to lower levels. Read on to learn about the risks associated with these jobs and ways to […]

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