I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

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Preventing slips, trips and falls to avoid liability claims You may remember the line from the TV advertisement several years ago, “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!”  It has become a punch line for many jokes, but slips, trips and falls are no joking matter.  They can happen in a split second, can happen… Read more »

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Can You Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time?

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That’s the old question, but the 2014 question is …… Can you walk and use your cell phone at the same time? Evidently not!  Injuries to distracted walkers are on the rise. According to a 2013 study conducted by researchers at Ohio State University, using injury reports from 100 hospitals around the country, the number of… Read more »

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A Subcontractor Often Overlooked

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Over the years, contractors have grown accustomed to managing those with whom they contract out work.  They have learned to help protect themselves and their business by following good risk management practices, including interviewing, background checks and having contractual controls when hiring subcontractors. However, this has not always been the case in the area of… Read more »

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Does Your Safety Program Earn You a Gold Medal?

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As the Winter Olympics progressed over the past 16 days, each of us was captured by the excitement, the energy, the successes and the failures of athletes from around the world.  Each worked months and years to train and prepare for his/her specific event.  Only a few will come home with a gold medal, some… Read more »

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‘Tis the Season to Work Safely

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As we enter the season of perpetual hope, we start planning the holidays both at home and the office. There are many things to consider for ensuring our safety during the holidays. November and December are peak times to get everything completed for year-end as well as to celebrate the holidays. It is the busiest,… Read more »

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Expect the Unexpected: The Importance of Hurricane Preparedness

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The Northeast has seen some fairly devastating damage during the last two hurricane seasons.  With the destruction from Super Storm Sandy and Hurricane Irene still fresh in our minds, it is important that all business owners prepare for this year’s hurricane season.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted an active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season due… Read more »

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SIMPLE STEPS OF PROMPT CLAIM INVESTIGATIONS

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Your business just suffered an accident: someone or something caused damage to your property or building, an employee was injured or a visitor got hurt at your place of business.  As a business owner, it’s the worst feeling and so many different emotions start running through you.  Your first priority is to remain calm and… Read more »

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10 Reasons to Choose an Independent Insurance Agent

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Today’s guest post is brought to you by Alyssa DellaCamera from Eaton & Berube Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency located in New Hampshire.  Learn about how an independent agent can benefit you and your business. Advertisements promising significant savings on your insurance in exchange for just a few minutes of your time may be enticing,… Read more »

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