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6 Common Risks and Exposures That Athletic Goods Stores Need to Know

Stores that sell athletic goods may be limited to athletic clothing and shoes or may specialize in a specific sport, such as...


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How Restaurants Can Prepare for Health Inspections and Manage Risks

Ensuring that your restaurant is clean and serves fresh, safe food to patrons is your greatest responsibility, and health...


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Tips for Retail and Wholesale Employees to Stay Safe While Working

It's important that retail and wholesale businesses have proper safety measures in place to ensure that their employees are...


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8 Safety Tips for Auto Body Shop Employees Working in Spray Booths

Although vehicle spraying and painting are valuable services provided by auto body shops, these operations can also carry...


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How to Maintain a Pest-Free Restaurant and Protect Staff and Customers

Pests in your restaurant not only harm your customers, affect your staff and damage your restaurant’s reputation; they could...


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How to Reduce Customer Injury Risks in Your Retail Business

Customer personal injury claims can be costly and very damaging to a retail establishment’s reputation. They can be much more...


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How Retail and Service Employees Can Stock Safely While on a Ladder

Falls from elevated surfaces are frequently listed as one of the top causes of accidents in the retail and service industries....


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How Retailers Can Prevent Injuries Caused by Falling Merchandise

Objects falling from above can pose a serious danger, and workers are at increased risk when merchandise is stored up high.

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Safety Tips for Retail and Wholesale Employees to Mitigate Losses

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


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5 Common Risks and Exposures Retail Operators Need to Watch Out For

Owning and operating a retail store can be a fulfilling experience. Years of hard work, risk-taking and financial investments...


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Safety Tips That Protect Service Industry Employees at Work

These establishments are often at the centre of a community, offering customers the fuel they need for their next journey on the...


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Safety Guide for Auto Body Shop Employees While Working

Auto repair and maintenance shops employees can face a number of safety exposures that they will need to contend with on a daily...


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Loss Control and Risk Management for Gas Stations/Convenience Stores

Operating gas stations and convenience stores can be rewarding work. These establishments are often at the centre of a...


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Loss Control and Risk Management for Auto Repair and Maintenance Shops

Whether they perform routine maintenance (e.g., oil changes and tire rotations) or make significant repairs (e.g., brake...


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Loss Control and Risk Management Checklist for Auto Dealerships

Owning and operating an auto dealership can be a very rewarding experience. After all, auto dealerships offer customers the...


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How to Ensure Driver Safety for Restaurant Deliveries

 

For restaurants, offering delivery service provides a convenient food option for your customers. It can also lead to increased...


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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 Cosmetology Precautions for  Dealing with Blood-borne Pathogens

 

The Blood-borne pathogens are disease-carrying microbes found in human blood that can cause diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B...


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Risk Management Tips for Barber Shops & Beauty Salons

 

There are many hazards present at barber shops and beauty salons that deserve your attention. This overview of common issues...


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Tips for Working with Chemicals in Cosmetology

 

Though the beauty industry may be glamourous, there are real hazards for those who choose a career in cosmetology. In fact,...


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10 Common Exposures for Restaurants

 

Those who run restaurants are often some of the most passionate business owners, investing time and money to deliver a...


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How to Manage Your Restaurant Liquor Liability Exposures

 

More than 50 per cent of first-time drunk-driving offenders were being served at a licensed restaurant or bar before getting...


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12 Ways to Improve Restaurant Security

 

Restaurants can be easy targets for thieves. Dim lighting, high traffic and a fast-paced environment mean restaurant workers...


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How to Reduce Retail Ergonomic Risk Factors

 

Retail work can be physically demanding. Many retail employees handle thousands of items each day while stocking shelves,...


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9 Tips to Promote Safe Cleaning Chemical Use for Retail Operations

 

Retail employees frequently use cleaning chemicals to ensure cleanliness of stores. Workers who handle these products include...


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How to Prevent Sharp Tool Injuries for Retail Employees

 

Retail employees frequently use knives, box cutters and other sharp instruments to perform daily tasks like opening boxes,...


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Preventing Accidents in Restaurants

 

Accidents are a part of every job, and restaurants are no exception. While everything is done to keep the restaurant free of...


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11 Strategies to Prevent Kitchen Fires

 

Kitchen accidents are common due to the constant handling of flammable materials around hot appliances and open flames. Most of...


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How to React to Scalds and Burns in Your Restaurant

 

Scalds and burns are a potentially life-changing injury that can lead to severe pain, lost time at work and permanent damage to...


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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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Your guide to fishing lodge insurance

Canada is world-renowned for its fishing lodges. Set in spectacular locations which span British Columbia in the west 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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