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Liabilities for the Board of Directors

Although sitting on a non-profit Board of Directors is a volunteer position there is still a level of risk involved in holding...


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Tags: Nonprofit

Coverage for Public Entities

Public entities risk management portfolio is unique and therefore needs a more comprehensive plan to necessitate specialized...


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Tags: Public Entities, Municipalities, Government

Considering the Risks of Wind Energy Projects

Wind energy is becoming more popular as the world looks to alternative sources of energy. Ensuring you have detailed risk...


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Tags: Energy, Resources & Renewables

Avoiding the Most Common Transportation Claims

The combined cost of repairs and claims of an employed driver getting into a car accident could put your company out of business....


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Fill Your Coverage Gaps with Inland Marine Insurance

Non-ocean cargo journeys are often missed with marine insurance coverage. Inland Marine insurance includes commercial property...


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Tags: Marine

2023 Insurance Trends: Personal & Auto

With the Covid-19 pandemic largely behind us, society is reconnecting, businesses are back up and running, and as can be...


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Tags: Personal Lines

Cyber Risks and Exposures for Law Firms

In today's modern times, technology evolves quickly, and with those changes, law firms have adopted the latest technological...


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Tags: Cyber, Professional & Financial Services

The Basics of Intellectual Property

Understanding the complexities of intellectual property is vital for technology companies because a majority of their market...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Structural Issues and Aging Buildings

As buildings begin to age, often, their structural integrity becomes compromised. This is less a concern for newer buildings, as...


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Tags: Construction, Contractors & Real Estate

Attack Surface Management Explained

The increase in remote and hybrid work over recent years, and the shift to the cloud and implementation of software-as-a-service...


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Tags: Cyber, Life Sciences & Technology

Reduce Injuries and Contamination in Meatpacking

Since the 1980s, improvements to food distribution in the meatpacking industry have allowed larger organizations to modify...


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Tags: Manufacturing

Managing a Multicultural Workplace

Ethnic and racial diversity can be seen all across the country, and in today's global economy, multicultural workplaces are...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate, Retail & Hospitality,

Home Protection Guide: Snow & Ice Storms

In order to adequately protect their property from the elements, homeowners must assess their exposures and take the appropriate...


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Tags: Personal Lines

Managing Cyber Security During a Merger or Acquisition

With so many moving parts during a merger or acquisition, including insurance policies and finances, cyber security is often an...


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Tags: Cyber, General

Using Small Equipment Safely in Landscaping

Small equipment used in landscaping such as lawn mowers, chain saws, trimming equipment and grinders can all cause injuries if...


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Tags: Professional & Financial Services

Emergency Response Safety for Schools

School districts typically have emergency management plans in place. However, they are not always practiced regularly,...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

Smart Searching: The Risks Associated With Search Engines

Technology companies (or any company, therein) greatly depend on the functionality of their computer systems. It should be known,...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Crop Frost Protection Best Practices

Freezing temperatures are common across the country, this is especially evident in recent days. With severe changes in...


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Tags: Agribusiness

Your Responsibilities During Inclement Weather

Construction workers and contractors work exclusively outdoors, and the weather plays a large role in their working conditions....


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Tags: Construction, Contractors & Real Estate

Avoiding the Most Common Transportation Claims

The cost of damage from an accident is often high, and when accidents involve vehicles such as tractor-trailers carrying...


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Tags: Transportation & Logistics

Smishing Explained
By Axis Marketing On December 14, 2022

Smishing Explained

Most people have heard the term phishing--a cyberattack technique that sees cyber criminals use fraudulent emails to solicit...


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Tags: Cyber, Personal Lines, General

Herbicide and Pesticide Safety

Herbicides and pesticides are incredibly effective at removing pests, however, they can be dangerous to the health and safety of...


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Tags: Manufacturing

Preventing Gas Station Pollution

Like most businesses, managing a gas station comes with a variety of risks. While many are easy to identify, less obvious risks...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality

The Growing Use of Technology in the Mining Industry

Mining operations across Canada have increasingly began operating with a more digital approach to managing operations in order to...


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Tags: Energy, Resources & Renewables

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

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