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How Manufacturers Can Keep Employees Safe From Poisonous Gas Exposures

The presence of toxic gas in a manufacturing environment is especially dangerous because the substances often exist in a confined...


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The 4 Risks That Manufacturers Should Know When Using 3D Printing

3-D printing has taken off in recent years. An additive manufacturing technique, it is the process of printing layers of material...


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6 Exposures and Risks Automobile 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...


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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...


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Top Trends for Manufacturing That Continue to Dominate In 2021

Many industries have been tasked with rapidly adapting and evolving in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the manufacturing...


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Personal Protective Equipment for Logging Operations Workers

The importance of correct personal protective equipment (PPE) use in the logging industry cannot be overstated. A worker’s last...


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Safety Tips for Forestry and Logging Employees to Minimize Accidents

For those who run and operate a forestry or logging business, there are a number of exposures and risks to consider in order to...


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9 Ways to Prevent Log Truck Rollovers and Minimize Accidents

Log trucks and similar vehicles are commonplace in forestry operations. They are essential to keeping operations moving. However,...


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The Hazards of Biofuels and How to Protect Yourself Working With Them

As a fast-growing part of the energy sector, the biofuel industry has become an attractive place to work and invest. To protect...


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How to Reduce Safety Hazards and Risks When Working With Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is a colourless, strong-smelling chemical that is commonly used in the manufacturing of building materials and...


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Case Study: How Product Liability Insurance Can Protect Manufacturers

Your customers expect you to have safe and reliable products, and failing to meet these expectations can lead to huge financial...


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The Benefits of Using Machine Guards While Operating Heavy Equipment

Working with machinery and other heavy equipment is one of the top causes of workplace injuries. Machinery is necessary to create...


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8 Safety Tips to Reduce Injuries and Contamination in Meatpacking

The meatpacking industry has been a profitable industry since the beginning of the 20th century. Since then, many larger...


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8 Safety Precautions for Handling Toxic Chemicals During Manufacturing

Some chemicals used on the manufacturing floor are hazardous to employees’ health and can cause illness and injury if they are...


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How to Work Safely in Warehouses and Reduce Employee Accidents

Warehouses are vital, but they can also be dangerous—because they are a centre of activity with a flurry of circulating goods and...


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6 Safety Tips for Working with Nanotechnology in the Workplace

Today, new consumer products manufactured using nanotechnology are coming on the market at a fast rate. Nanoparticles are already...


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How to Successfully Manage a Food Recall Event

Every food manufacturer has its own controls in place to ensure that the food and beverages they produce don’t harm consumers....


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Case Study: How Equipment Breakdown Insurance Protects Manufacturers

Companies need safe and working equipment to operate efficiently and generate revenue. In fact, some organizations rely...


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4 Benefits of Product Liability Insurance for Manufacturers

Your customers expect you to have safe and reliable products and failing to meet these expectations can lead to huge financial...


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4 Benefits of Equipment Breakdown Insurance for Manufacturers

Companies need safe and working equipment to operate efficiently and generate revenue. In fact, some organizations rely...


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Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

 

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their...


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Pandemic Property Loss Prevention Checklist

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers across Canada have had to either temporarily close their business doors or...


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Managing Liability Exposures in a Rough Economy

 

An economic downturn can be a turbulent time for businesses in every sector worldwide. Sinking revenues and economic...


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8 Safety Tips to Make Respiratory Protection a Priority

 

To employees, it may seem like a hassle to wear respiratory protection, but particles and contaminants – no matter how small –...


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COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance: A Brief Q&A

 

Got questions about how the current COVID-19 pandemic relates to your commercial insurance? Thanks to the Insurance Bureau of...


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8 Safety Precautions for Handling Toxic Chemicals

Some chemicals used on the manufacturing floor are hazardous to employees’ health and can cause illness and injury if they are...


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Preventing and Protecting Against Arc Flashes

Electric shock causes only about 20 per cent of all injuries among electrical workers. The majority of injuries in this...


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How to Improve Air Quality on the Floor

You may be surprised to know that indoor air sometimes has higher levels of pollutants than outdoor air, and consequently can...


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How to Implement an HACCP Program

 

Hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and pharmaceutical safety...


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How to Prepare for a Product Recall

 

From vehicles to pharmaceuticals to food products, what might risk managers learn from mass media coverage of product recalls?...


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How to Help Manufacturing Workers Practise Food Safety

 

Millions of people get sick from contaminated food; many of them are hospitalized and several thousand die each year. The key...


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How Manufacturers Can Manage Their Total Cost of Risk

 

As a manufacturer, how do you quantify your true cost of risk? For example, if you are faced with a recall, how do you...


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Examples of How Product Liability Insurance Saved Manufacturers

 

Your customers expect you to have safe and reliable products, and failing to meet these expectations can lead to huge financial...


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4 Benefits of Equipment Breakdown Insurance

 

Companies need safe and working equipment to operate efficiently and generate revenue. In fact, some organizations rely...


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Trade Credit Insurance FAQs

 

In today’s business climate, organizations are expected to extend credit to their customers, as it enhances purchasing power...


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9 Benefits of Trade Credit Insurance

 

Accounts receivable are often a business' largest asset. If your customers are unable to pay what they owe, potential credit...


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How to Eliminate Electronic Distractions from the Workplace

 

It is a generally accepted fact that the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while driving presents a distraction...


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How to Protect Against Combustible Dust Explosions

 

Among the hazards you face as a manufacturer, combustible dust is one of the most damaging. Dust fire and explosions in...


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Four simple steps to protect your small business

As a small business owner, you have poured your heart and soul into your work. Building your own business venture takes drive and...


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The three pillars of effective digital marketing

Small businesses do not always have the time or resources to dedicate much to their marketing efforts, but they have a lot to...


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Crime Insurance - Protecting you from criminal acts and behaviour

Crime is everywhere. From petty street crime to multi million dollar fraud, it can take many different forms. There are many ways...


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North American CEOs among the most optimistic: report

Cyber threats top the list of worries from corporate leaders 

Corporate optimism about short term prospects rose to record...


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Elements of an effective slogan

A recent article in the Guardian pitches a formula for an effective charity slogan: “Unique + ruthless = unforgettable.”


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Adding an Additional Insured to your policy

Somebody asked to be added to my General Liability insurance policy as Additional Insured — what does this mean?


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Everything you ever wanted to know about deductibles

Most people understand that deductibles refer to the amount you’d pay out of pocket in the event of a claim, but there’s more to...


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Commercial General Liability 101

Wondering about the basics to Commercial General Liability Insurance? Here's an explainer from Axis.


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