12 Steps to Hiring the Best Drivers Despite a Driver Shortage

Whatever your industry—operating a fleet of 18-wheelers, managing buses for a school district or transporting bobcats and tools for a landscaping company—you are probably experiencing a shortage of qualified drivers.  A driver shortage affects the industries considered to be ‘driver-driven’ such as transportation companies, but it’s surprising how...

Electrical Safety Every Business Should Follow

The steps you take to follow electrical safety standards have a direct impact on the safety of your employees, customers and workplace. Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) says more than...

What are the Types of OSHA Violations?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces workplace safety by inspecting businesses and handling employee safety complaints. The inspections may identify violations of...

Cold & Flu Prevention Tips for the Workplace

Flu season is nearly upon us. This year’s flu season, which usually begins in November and lasts through April, will be hitting as the U.S. continues to battle is battling the coronavirus pandemic....

5 Secrets Hidden In Your Financial Statements

Did you know that within your boring financial statements are five hidden secrets that could have a significant impact on your business?  So what are these five secrets? Secret 1: “Flash Reports” are...

Cumulative Trauma Disorders

Workplace injuries are not always simply the result of one-time accidents. Falling off a ladder, slipping on a wet floor, getting hit on the head by an object falling off a shelf, or slicing a hand on...

National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month, celebrated every September, is a great time for small business owners across the country to revisit and adjust their own disaster recovery plans. Hurricanes,...

Liberty Mutual Surety- Commercial Bonds

  Tailored surety solutions across industries Liberty Mutual is known for bonding some of the largest companies in the world – but they also support small and midsize customers with the same level of...

4 Key Steps to Creating Lockout/Tagout Programs

A maintenance employee turns off the power to a piece of equipment and sticks their arm into the machine to clear out a jam. A co-worker, unaware the power is off for a reason, turns on the equipment,...

Has the Delta Variant Disrupted Your Office Reopening Plans?

Just as companies are preparing to bring remote employees back to their offices or institute a “hybrid” arrangement (a mix of remote and in-the-office work), a once-again spiking infection rate due...

4 Actionable Ways to Put the Customer First

Do you know there is a company that will fire its employees if they are not customer-centric? Zappos is one such one. Of course, there are countless other companies that are devoted to putting...

Heat Related Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips for the Workplace Temperatures are on the rise across the country, which also means an increase in the risk of workers suffering heat-related illnesses. Throughout the...

What Commercial Property Risks Do You Face?

What commercial property risks do you face?  What are the most commonly occurring commercial property risks? Water damage, faulty electrical systems and fall hazards. Water damage most commonly occurs...

Do Your Drivers Know How to Avoid Hydroplaning?

Most drivers know to slow down, turn off cruise control and avoid tailgating when driving on snowy or icy roads. However, many drivers are surprised to learn that rain can be nearly as treacherous to...

How to Avoid the Top Security Risks for Your Small Business

Target’s 2013 data breach cost the company $250 million in damages after hackers managed to steal around 40 million customers’ credit and debit card numbers. But the true overall cost can be hard...

How to Keep Roofs Draining Properly

Drains are a humble, hidden feature we all depend on. Sink drains and floor drains take water away from the inside of our businesses, while storm drains keep our parking lots and streets safe...

Recovering your Business After a Storm: 5 Property Losses to Anticipate After a Severe Weather Event

As natural disasters become increasingly costly, property damage claims are on the rise. Since 2011, the U.S. has seen at least $20 billion a year in estimated insured property losses....

Finding Coverage That Matches Your Business Size

Home business, small business, global business—here’s how to choose the right insurance for your business. The types and amount of insurance that you need for your small business are based on several...

Delayed Claims Reporting: The True Cost to Businesses and Injured Workers

Workplace injuries that go unreported can keep employees on the sidelines — uncertain about treatment and unclear on what to expect under their state’s WC system. When workplace incidents do...

June: National Safety Month Tips

In 1996, the National Safety Council designated June as National Safety Month. The goal was to increase awareness of the leading safety and health risks facing employees and decrease the risk...
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