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Making Your Day Easier with our Client Portal!

At Consolidated Insurance, our belief has always been that we best serve our clients as not just a broker, but as a partner in helping their businesses better manage their risk. To that end, we’re proud to re-introduce the HR and Compliance Client Portal (formerly MyWave Connect), a time-saving online resource that puts clients in…

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Leading the Way: Ransomware Attacks in Manufacturing

For all the concerns about the manufacturing sector and how it’s been affected by supply chain issues, there is one area where manufacturing leads all other industries: ransomware attacks. According to Advisen loss data, ransomware attacks in manufacturing doubled from 2019 to 2021, making it the most targeted industry. This marks a shift from previous…

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Forklifts – Essential to Warehouse Tasks

Forklifts, also called powered industrial trucks, are essential to warehouse tasks, but present dangers if not properly used and maintained. That’s why forklift drivers must be properly trained and follow all safety procedures and precautions. Here’s an outline of forklift safety tips. Maintenance Check that the truck is ready to operate and perform any necessary…

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Flash-Robbed: The Growing Menace of Flash Mob Robberies

When you hear the term “flash mob,” you probably think of a bunch of people breaking into a song-and-dance number at, say, a train station or shopping mall. But the flash mob has a darker side in the form of flash mob robberies, and unfortunately it’s a growing trend.  The concept is the same: A…

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Avoiding Worksite Injuries in Winter

Falls and other accidents on the jobsite are too common in construction at any time of year, and the winter month bring even greater risk exposure. Here are some suggestions to minimize winter dangers on the worksite. Budget time differently: Outdoor projects in the winter will not proceed at the same pace as work done…

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Spreading Your Wings Again: Travel Insurance Basics

As we continue to hope that the rest of 2022 will bring a gradual return to normal, many are beginning to plan to travel again. It’s important to remember, though, that even aside from the ever-changing travel restrictions related to COVID, things can and do go wrong with travel. Travel insurance can help to protect…

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Look Out Below – Avoiding Falling Object Hazards

Manufacturing work can be hazardous under any circumstances, but when other work is being done overhead there’s a new dimension of risk. Here’s a quick rundown of guidelines to avoid injury from falling or flying objects in a manufacturing facility. The first and best idea is to arrange schedules so that when overhead work is…

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24/7 Certificates of Insurance!

Now, more than ever, businesses need access to their insurance information 24/7. It’s happened to every business … you’re working after hours, and you really need a certificate of insurance to wrap up the paperwork and bring in a new client. But your insurance broker is closed. Or an employee needs a new Auto ID…

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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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