24 Sep

Soils and Storm Water Professional Liability Claims to Watch Out For

What are today’s trends in professional liability claims against architects, engineers and other design firms? There are a variety of claims that can occur and design professionals need to watch out for. One of them is claims resulting from soils and storm water issues.

Here's what you need to watch out for and understand how to protect yourself from these claims:

22 Sep

The Importance of Cyber Coverage and How It Can Protect Your Business

Cyber security is a top-of-mind risk for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. One cyberattack can be detrimental to a business and cost them hefty sums of financial losses. As such, it's important to consider the importance of having proper cyber coverage.

20 Sep

Commercial General Liability for Mining Company Rented Vehicles

Note that this policy will respond to suits against the company arising from accidents involving employees driving rental vehicles or where an employee is driving their own vehicle on company business. In addition, if there is an umbrella liability policy and or excess liability policy(ies), these may provide excess limits above the Non-Owned Automobile Liability Policy.

17 Sep

7 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home to Protect Yourself From Injury

Electrical appliances provide convenience and enjoyment to the entire family. However, items such as lamps, televisions and electrical outlets can also pose serious injury risks, as volts of electricity travel through them constantly.

Here are some key safety tips to keep in mind:

15 Sep

5 Risks and Exposures That Recreation Centres Need to Be Aware Of

Recreation centres offer a wide range of activities. These may include craft, vocational or educational training classes and services; counselling and professional services; sports facilities such as a gym, swimming pool, tennis or racquetball courts, or weightlifting rooms; or lodging or boarding facilities. The centre may serve concessions or provide locker rooms for members or guests.

It is important that recreation centres understand some of the risks and exposures that can impact them. Here are a few to watch out for:

13 Sep

How to Keep Greenhouse Workers Safe While Working in Hot Temperatures

As global temperatures rise, it’s important to monitor greenhouse workers for symptoms of heat stress and take proper precautions to avoid health and safety concerns.

The following are ways to ensure greenhouse workers are safe in the rising heat:

10 Sep

Bad Contracts Professional Liability Claims to Watch Out For

What are today’s trends in professional liability claims against architects, engineers and other design firms? There are a variety of claims that can occur and design professionals need to watch out for. One of them is claims resulting from bad contracts.

Here's what you need to watch out for and understand how to protect yourself from these claims:

08 Sep

The Fraudulent CEO Cyber Scam You Need to Watch Out For

Phishing attacks have increased phenomenally in the last year since more and more organizations began having employees work from home. These cyber attacks are varied and come in many forms.

One subset of impersonation and social engineering cyber scams is commonly referred to as fake president fraud:

07 Sep

Rented Vehicle Insurance Coverage Options for Mining Companies

Understanding the importance of rented, leased, or non-owned vehicles is critical for the mining and mineral exploration industry. For many organizations, the most significant exposure to a catastrophic liability claim would be the death or a permanent disability of a third party due to a motor vehicle accident caused by an employee driving their own or a rental vehicle.

03 Sep

6 Exposures and Risks That Cosmetics Manufacturers Need to Be Aware Of

Cosmetic manufacturing is a major industry in Canada. Products in this category are not limited to makeup, but also include all types of hair products from shampoo to colouring; skin products from sunscreens to moisture creams; dental products from toothpaste to denture products; nail products including nail polishes; deodorants and antiperspirants; to shaving products for both men and women.

Here is a risk summary of various exposures cosmetics manufacturers can be exposed to:

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