Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

Lessons from the pandemic for event cancellation coverages

The Coachella Music Festival in California and Glastonbury Festival in the U.K. were canceled out of precautions related to the ongoing global pandemic. And then, the Tokyo Summer Olympics saw significant disruption,…

American workers are stressed out: What can employers do?

The challenges of the past pandemic year and a half have significantly impacted the mental health of workers across the U.S. A recent survey from The Conference Board pinpoints the driving factor of mental…

Potential Post-Wildfire Flooding and Winter Preparedness – a Message from CIG

With the continued drought in the states CIG serves, as well as the continued impact of wildfire and the resulting burn scars, we wanted to alert you to the high potential for…

Cyberattacks, failure to innovate are execs’ top tech concerns

When it comes to technology risks, cyberattacks are the leading worry for business leaders, according to a report from Beazley Group, which found technology risks ranked higher than any other category, including business,…

The final frontier: Risk management for space innovations

Last year, as we on Earth grappled with the effects of a global pandemic, there was no pause in the number of satellites being launched into space. Indeed, the volume of launches…

COVID-19, Earthquakes, and Large-Scale Disasters: 4 Keys to Preparation

The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic is unlike anything we have seen in maybe a century. Shops have closed their doors, people globally are quarantined at home, governments are struggling to respond, the economy…

OSHA Updates Guidance for Unvaccinated & Other At-risk Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated guidance for COIVD-19 safety measures for higher-risk industries with workplaces that have mixed vaccination-status employees. The revised guidance recommends: Fully vaccinated workers in areas of substantial…

Making Return-to-work Plans Amid the Latest Pandemic Surge

Recent spikes in COVID-19 and lagging vaccination rates in some areas have raised concerns about how to proceed as many companies work to transition employees back to the office or hybrid arrangements this…

Tesla Autopilot to Face Investigation After Series of Crashes

Tesla and its Autopilot feature are set to be investigated by the US government after it was accused of causing almost a dozen crashes involving emergency vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety…

The Work-related Soft-tissue Injury Risks Lurking at Home

Maybe it is the kitchen counter and a stool. Perhaps a coffee table and a couch combo. Whatever the setup was, and maybe still is, those on-the-fly, makeshift work-from-home setups are leading…