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Risk Exposures for Janitorial and Cleaning Services

Running a commercial janitorial or cleaning service might seem like a fairly simple proposition. You show up at other businesses, clean them, and leave. As with any business doing physical work, there’s the risk of workers compensation claims from injured employees. But there are also risk exposures you might not have considered, exposures that could…

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Avoiding Customer Injury in Retail Settings

If you own or manage a retail establishment, a major source of liability exposure is the risk of injury to your customers. Unlike your employees, customers receive no safety training, and their ages can run the gamut to include those who are most prone to injury, children and the elderly. Here’s a look at what…

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We have a solution for driving and job-site distractions!

You probably don’t need statistics to tell you that distracted driving is a huge problem. Take a glance at other drivers and you’ll almost always find someone looking down at his or her phone instead of watching the road. For many, “distracted driving” translates to “teens texting.” And while it is a huge problem with…

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Safety for Women in Construction

The construction industry as a whole has a less-than-stellar reputation for its treatment of women employees, and that’s a problem for several reasons. First, unequal treatment just isn’t acceptable in any industry or circumstance. Failure to treat all employees appropriately exposes a company to unnecessary liability concerns. And in the current environment, construction employers need…

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Insuring Valuables – Valuable Advice

The start of a new year is always a good time to review your insurance coverages, and it’s an especially opportune moment to look over the coverage for your valuable personal items. The holidays often bring new jewelry (lucky you!) or other higher-end gifts, and it’s important to understand what’s typically covered – and not…

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High Turnover in Manufacturing: What to Do

It’s not exactly breaking news that the pandemic has had a huge impact on employee turnover. What you might not know is that this trend was well underway long before COVID-19, especially in the manufacturing sector. Back in 2015, manufacturing was already facing turnover of roughly 25 percent, and by 2019 that had grown to…

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