Protecting Employees from Hearing Loss

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Noise. It’s something we often can’t avoid. But for many workers, noise is something that isn’t just inevitable, it’s dangerous. Whether it’s in a manufacturing facility or on a construction site, employees are consistently exposed to dangerous levels of noise from engines, drills, pumps, stamping presses, conveyors, and much more. Hearing Loss is Common—and Preventable… Read more »

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Vehicle Safety: Understanding the Dangers of Red-Light Running

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One of the biggest reasons that it has taken so long to train autonomous vehicles is the sheer number of calculations that the human brain has to make every millisecond in order to stay safe on the road. Though the reality is getting close and research has advanced insanely quickly in the past 5 years,… Read more »

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In for the Long Haul: How Fitness Facilities Can Go from Recovery to Growth

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Fitness is a journey—you can’t think short-term. It’s all about building habits, committing to the long term, establishing goals, and executing. While this is probably something you tell your clients when they’re hesitant to sign a 12-month contract or when they try to cancel their membership, it’s also something you need to think about as… Read more »

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Getting Your Own House in Order: Understanding Contractors’ Insurance Options

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Though it may not feel like it right now with the current stay at home orders, the market will once again pick up. Businesses who paused projects or expansion plans will want to resume work, and homeowners who paused renovations will want to get projects scheduled. Time on Your Hands Now, Time at a Premium… Read more »

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Tips for Protecting against Ice and Snow Dangers for Finance and Real Estate Companies

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If you’re in the northeastern United States, there are two certainties. First, it’s going to be cold. Second? You’re going to see snow. Lots of it. But you already know this. Knee-deep or even waist-deep snow is just a reality, thanks to the unique combination of latitude, altitude, and location between the ocean and the… Read more »

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5 Types of Property and Casualty Insurance a Small Business Should Consider

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Small businesses need the right types of insurance to protect assets against damage and legal claims. That said, many business owners are uncertain of what they need when it comes to their coverage, as the process can be confusing and, often, overwhelming. It’s important to remember that every business has its own individual needs —… Read more »

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Three Coverages All Gym and Fitness Studio Owners Should Consider Having On Their Business Insurance Policy

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Business owners in the fitness industry have unique risks that could result in financial loss if not adequately protected. This blog outlines three unique coverages for gym and studio owners, which can be included on a small business insurance policy. 1. Professional Liability As a gym or studio owner, you or your staff probably consult,… Read more »

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Back to School Safety Tips

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The languid days of summer are all but gone and it’s time to begin thinking about the school year ahead. The hustle and bustle and morning rush will soon return, jamming the streets with more vehicles and pedestrians — including our youngest and smallest of citizens. School buses are picking up passengers, kids are hurrying… Read more »

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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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