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Addressing Autumn Workplace Safety Hazards

Addressing Autumn Workplace Safety Hazards

With fall in the air, it is time once again to say goodbye to summer. While COVID-19 safety protocols are occupying much of our thoughts on safety these days, it is important also to remember routine maintenance and safety procedures. As temperatures cool and the days grow shorter, here are a few simple tips on how to keep your organization safe this fall. Trees and gutters While the weather is still warm enough, now is the time to take care…

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Does your organization need International Insurance?

Does your organization need International Insurance?

With today‚Äôs increasingly globalized economy, organizations of all sizes can work beyond U.S. borders. Whether it is doing business in foreign countries, using foreign suppliers or service providers, or having employees traveling abroad, organizations face increasing international insurance exposures. If your organization has people who travel outside the U.S. for events, has employees or volunteers who regularly travel or are permanently working abroad, or even if you export products or sell via the internet, you have an international exposure. You…

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Preventing falls in the workplace

Preventing falls in the workplace

Falls are easily one of the most common issues seen in the workplace and is one of the largest areas of exposure to loss. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) contributes these circumstances with the most frequent falls: Slippery, cluttered, or unstable walking/working surfaces Unprotected edges Floor holes and wall openings Unsafely positioned ladders Misused fall protection The NIOSH maintains that it takes a concerted effort of industry leaders, professional associations, employers and employees to enhance the…

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