Archive For The “Risk Management” Category

Workplace Wellness: Why Promote Wellness?

By | August 11, 2015

According to a 2013 Workplace Wellness Programs study by the RAND Corporation, about half of U.S. employers offer wellness initiatives. These programs may include wellness screenings, interventions and more complex programs. What Is Workplace Wellness? Workplace wellness refers to the education and activities that a worksite may sponsor to promote healthy lifestyles for employees and […]

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Cyber Security for Medical Devices and Life Science Companies

By | July 3, 2014

Many medical devices and life science companies contain configurable embedded computer systems that can be vulnerable to cyber-security breaches. In addition, as medical devices are increasingly interconnected via the Internet, hospital networks, other medical devices or smartphones, there is an increased risk of cyber-security breaches, which could affect how a medical device operates. The Food […]

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Agriculture Safety Matters: Put a Stop fo Poor Lifting Techniques

By | April 22, 2014

Whether you are lifting a particularly heavy object or a cumbersome load, you could get seriously injured by using improper carrying technique. Injuries caused by poor lifting and unsafe handling practices are some of the most common in the agriculture industry today. When you are handling large loads without the help of a machine or […]

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Agriculture Safety Matters: Handling Flammable and Combustible Liquids

By | April 22, 2014

Flammable and combustible liquids are present in many frequently used substances. Gasoline, diesel fuel, oil, and many common products such as solvents, thinners, cleaners, adhesives, paints, waxes, and polishes may be highly flammable or combustible. And if used or stored improperly, these types of liquids can cause serious injury or death. To understand the dangers […]

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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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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: 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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