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5 Steps to Website Security

Website security is more important than ever. Cyber criminals are constantly looking for improperly secured websites to attack;...


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Tags: Cyber

Creating a Strong Safety Culture

A well developed safety culture has the most significant impact on accident reduction of any workplace practice. As a result, it...


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Tags: Manufacturing, General

Managing Volunteers in Your Organization

The season of giving is in full swing, and many organizations are gearing up for the busiest time of year. If you're a...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, General

Safe Conduct for Grain Handlers

The grain handling industry is often faced with a variety of emergencies. Potential hazards include fires and explosions,...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Planning and Managing Events

Event organizers are tasked with multiple responsibilities; and between meeting tight deadlines to ensuring everything goes off...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services

Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean for Businesses

Technology has added many efficiencies to modern day life. Amongst those gaining traction in recent years has been the emergence...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology, General

Be Prepared for Bad Weather

With the winter season fast approaching, and inclement weather likely soon to follow, it's important to look ahead and ensure...


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Preparing Job Sites for Severe Weather

With the winter season fast approaching, this can put unintended strain on businesses where severe weather conditions are...


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Tags: Construction, Contractors & Real Estate

Cyber Security: Endpoint Detection and Response Explained

Security incidents on endpoints such as mobile devices, computers, and laptops have grown more sophisticated and frequent as...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Cyber, Retail & Hospitality,

Common Health and Safety Hazards for Printers

The printing industry has a lot demanded of it, with customers requiring accuracy, efficiency, and promptitude. A single typo can...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Retail & Hospitality, General

Understanding and Preventing Data Breaches

No company of any size is free from the threat of a data breach, whether a Fortune 500 company, or a mom and pop shop. Cyber...


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Tags: Cyber, Life Sciences & Technology, Professional & Financial Services,

Managing the Risks and Benefits of Social Networking

Social networks are a great public relations and marketing tool, allowing your company to easily connect with clients and...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Retail & Hospitality, Life Sciences & Technology,

Data Security and Higher Education

Academic institutions have been responsible for several data breaches, and this comes with enormous losses. The exchange of...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

Crowd Control During Retail Sales Events

Crowd-related injuries are an increasing threat to to promotional events, especially during peak shopping periods like the...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality, Professional & Financial Services

Emergency Preparedness for Farmworkers

Like most workplaces, farms are prone to unexpected emergencies that can be either natural or manmade.  Employers should have an...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Using Technology in Learning and Development

Technology is a vital means for employee learning and development, giving employees the necessary tools for success. By...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality, Life Sciences & Technology, Professional & Financial Services,

Transportation & Logistics: Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue is a constant concern for fleet owners and their drivers, with early morning and mid-afternoon drives being of...


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Drones: A New Frontier in Risk Management

Businesses are readily adopting the use of drones to meet their commercial needs; however, employing drones for commercial use is...


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Tags: Drone, Transportation & Logistics, General

Cyber Liability: Cyber Hygiene Best Practices

With cyberattacks becoming more frequent and severe, it's more important than ever to learn to practice good cyber hygiene to...


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Tags: Cyber, General

Mining Risk Insights: Controlling Common Quarrying Risks

Quarries are teeming with hazards, and having such extreme measures requires extreme dedication to health and safety compliance....


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Tags: Energy, Resources & Renewables

Working Safely with Electricity: Concerns for Engineers, Linemen and Electricians

Electricity is powerful and dangerous. As an electrician, lineman or engineer, you come in direct contact with electricity in...


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Tags: Construction, Contractors & Real Estate

Restaurant Risk Insights: Managing Your Liquor Liability Exposures

Liquor consumption is great for business, but it also has its risks. More than 50 percent of first-time drunk driving offenders...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality

Manufacturing Risk Insights: The Hazards of Biofuels

The biofuel industry is a growing part of the energy sector, and an attractive place to work and invest. To protect your company...


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Protect Yourself Against Illegal Acts With Crime Coverage

No business is immune to the potential of fraud or theft, even from their own employees. In today's age, thieves do not need...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

The Cheque is in the Mail: Get Paid Without Getting Sued

As economic recovery continues throughout the country, many owners are investing in new projects following financial struggle in...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services, General

Coverage in Action: Non-Profit D&O Insurance

 Although not always apparent, directors and officers of non-profits are exposed to various risks when acting on behalf of their...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

Agriculture Risk Insights: Integrated Pest Management

Negative effects of pesticides on the environment and on humans is becoming more apparent. Due to the rise in these issues there...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Health and Safety: Workplace Transportation

Every year there are over 3,00 incidents involving workplace transportation. Knowing how to mitigate these risks is important in...


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Protect Tenant Information from Identity Theft

Property managers are popular targets for identity theft due to the large amount of personal information they need to acquire...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services

Are You Prepared? Cyber Attacks

Physical threats prompt immediate action, but what about cyber threats that often are difficult to identify and understand? Cyber...


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Tags: Cyber

Minimizing Customer Injury Risk

Prevention planning for customer injury risks at retail establishments can ensure you're protected from the overwhelming costs of...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality

A Word to the Wise About Construction Defects

A claim for a construction defect can be extremely costly both financially and reputably. Mitigating these risks can protect your...


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Manufacturing: The Hazards of Biofuels

It is important to protect your company from the fire and explosion hazards, chemical reactivity hazards and toxicity hazards of...


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Tags: Manufacturing

Property Management Employee Safety Manual

A customizable employee safety manual for employees in the property management industry featuring safety policies and procedures...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services

Tech Insurance Terms to Know

By better understanding technology insurance terms you can be prepared for new developments in technology risks.


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean for Business

Cryptocurrency is a relatively new way for businesses to accept and send payments to customers, vendors and suppliers. While it...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property

At a time when layoffs, foreclosures and interest rates increase your firm may need to manage vacant properties. It is important...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services

General Health and Safety Duties of Quarry Operators

Quarries can be chaotic places. Quarry operators are responsible for a lot at a quarry from design to operation. 


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Tags: Energy, Resources & Renewables

Agribusiness: Emergency Preparedness for Farmworkers

Farms are susceptible to natural or man-made emergencies and disasters. To reduce the impact of such events you need to create a...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Non-profit and Faith-based Employee Safety Manual

Ensuring your non-profit or faith-based organization has clear guidelines on key responsibilities and safety policies is critical...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

Advanced Planning for Natural Disasters

While there is no way to prevent a natural disaster there are still ways of protecting your business in advance to ensure you can...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology, General

Are You Prepared? Extreme Heat

 

A period of extreme heat and high humidity can be dangerous, even life-threatening if you don't take the extra precautions to...


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Tags: Personal Lines

Physical Protection of Cyber Assets

 

When it comes to securing cyber assets, many people often think of only mitigating cyber risks like spam, phishing and malware....


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Tags: Cyber

Avoiding the Most Common Transportation Claims

 

The combined costs of repairs and claims from an accident with one of your drivers can put your company out of business....


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Manufacturing: Food Recall Guide

 

While food manufactures take every precaution to ensure product quality, recalls can still occur. Identifying best practices...


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Tags: Manufacturing

Construction Risk Insights: Arc Flash Prevention and Protection

 

Electric arc flashes are a potential threat on most construction worksites. 94% of arc flash incidents are preventable. With...


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Tags: Construction, Contractors & Real Estate

Architects and Engineers: Finding Value in Value Engineering

 

Value Engineering is an organized process the is meant to optimize your return on investment. It is meant to analyze the design...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services, Architects & Engineers

Agriculture Risk Insights: Manage Safety to Save Money

 

Agribusiness can be at risk of costly on-the-job accidents if you don't have proper safety policies and procedures in place...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Mining Employee Safety Manual

 

Having a safety-conscious work environment is crucial within the mining industry. Safety policies and procedures need to be...


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Tags: Mining & Mineral Exploration

Recreation and Entertainment Safety Manual

 

Recreation and entertainment establishments can have large risks when it comes to employee safety. There are various areas you...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

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