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Dogs in the Workplace

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, approximately 9 percent of U.S. employers allow their employees to bring their dogs to work every day. With this trend on the rise, many…

The Snow Pack Threat – How the Oncoming Spring May Mean Flooding

By: Jeffrey Wood As the snow pack melts there is potential for flooding in our area. Stream and river waters will rise as the weather starts to warm.  Here are some important…

Avoiding Animal Collisions

One of the most dangerous driving hazards are animal collisions. Because animals often react unpredictably, drivers can frequently misjudge their speed, direction and distance. Plus, sudden turns to avoid an animal could…

The 411 on the IIPP

By: Chad Watts, CIC, CRIS Is this your safety program? If you answered “yes”, then it is time to dust off and look at your Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Remember,…

Managing Risk Across the Supply Chain

Written by: Roland Guillen While lean manufacturing has become a cornerstone of successful supply chain management and a way for manufacturers to stay responsive to changes in their markets, the dependence on…

What Do 2018’s Marijuana Developments Mean for Your Business?

Marijuana legalization continues to spread, as 33 states now allow for its medical use and Canada recently legalized recreational use throughout the entire country. But businesses need to determine how marijuana will…

Predicting the Top 5 Cyber Threats in 2019

As large-scale cyber attacks continue to make headlines on a regular basis, many businesses have started to realize the importance of safeguarding their systems and data. However, hackers will keep exploiting cyber…

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2018

OSHA recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited standards. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through the following September) to help businesses identify…

Making a Flood Claim

Heavy rain, storm surge, hurricanes and other severe weather events can lead to devastating floods that cause extensive damage. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flood damage totaled over $8…

3 Pillars to Make 2019 Your Construction Firm’s Best Year Yet

Written by: Lisa Bracero, CPCU, AFIS, CRIS As construction firms reflect on their 2018 results and how to make 2019 even better, here are three pillars to keep in mind. 1. Communication…