Can workplace accidents lead to criminal liability?

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Workplace injuries are very serious matters.. Serious workplace injuries can result in additional OSHA inspections and the possibility of fines. However, did you know that they could also bring criminal charges? That is what is happening right now for one Maine-based contractor who is being charged with workplace manslaughter. In this case, the workplace accident… Read more »

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Is Your Business Ready to Handle a Public Relations Crisis?

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  Public relations crises pose a threat to businesses across the US. From product safety issues and violent incidents to data breaches and customer service fails, crises are a common occurrence. Too often, defensive responses from company leaders further damage reputations, stoke anger from the public and may even draw attention from lawyers and regulators…. Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Commercial Printers Need Professional Liability Insurance

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Whether you’re running a corporation’s direct mail components through your presses, creating die-cut coasters for a local restaurant, or embossing an entrepreneur’s first batch of business cards, you’ve got your client’s brand in your hands—and they’re trusting you to provide a timely, high-quality product that they’re proud to share with their customers and colleagues. What… Read more »

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Tips to Help Keep Your Brewery Safe

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As the US craft beer market grows each year, brewers drive more production, sales volume, and revenue for the industry. According to the Brewers Association, the craft beer market in the US is worth $23.5 billion, and craft beer sales volume continues to rise—it grew over 6% in 2016. In terms of production volume in… Read more »

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9 Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Homes and Businesses

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Every year, electrical equipment, wiring, appliances and tools cause injuries and fires at both homes and workplaces. Paying close attention to the condition of electrical equipment and taking appropriate and prompt action to correct electrical problems can help to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. Below are guidelines to help identify… Read more »

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How to Prepare for—and Recover From—Disasters

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Commercial property owners don’t want to find themselves at a loss in the event of disaster. Anything from a flood or hurricane to an act of terror or cyber-attack, can destroy a business. While most of these events are out of a business owner’s control, having adequate insurance coverage is critical. But it’s just the… Read more »

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3 Top Trends to Watch in Commercial Green Construction

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Commercial construction is going green. The market for sustainable products, practices, and processes in the building industry is being bolstered by public awareness and supported by increased legislation—and it’s creating new opportunities for construction companies who are eager to meet the rising demands from customers for eco-friendly building materials and techniques. At the most fundamental… Read more »

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