5 Key Habits of a Safety Conscious Company

Safety in the workplace isn’t just a matter telling of employees to behave safely. It’s much more complex. It involves changing old habits, developing a safety program, identifying responsibilities, and creating checklists for equipment, facility and fleet tasks. Other key components of safety include ongoing training and testing efforts, reviewing...

10 Customer Service Statistics and Facts You Need to Know

Every business owner wants to give the best service possible to their customers, but sometimes, we overlook how important customer service is as we get caught up in the tasks it takes to run...

The New Normal: 9 Ways Businesses Could Change as a Result of COVID-19

From adjusting supply chains to evolving business operations, businesses are adapting in different ways as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about some key shifts that are taking place...

How to Lower Workers' Compensation Costs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found that “workplace injuries and illnesses have a major impact on an employer's bottom line. It’s estimated that employers pay almost...

Building Property of Others Coverage in Illinois

The recent snow and quick warm up caused many roof issues in the area.  The resulting water seepage caused interior damage to walls, ceilings and equipment.   Whether you are a landlord or a tenant it...

Everything You Need To Know About Independent Contractors

We’ve all heard of independent contractors, but do you really understand how they’re different from employees at an organization? To start, anyone who has hired on a temporary or project-basis can be...

Your Guide to Spring Roof Maintenance

Winter is tough on your roof. That’s why it’s critical to conduct checkups prior to and after the season. According to Bernie Roma, EMC Senior Loss Control Representative, “While your roof maintenance...

Worker's Compensation Fraud

How to Detect and Report Workers’ Comp Fraud Workers’ compensation coverage is designed to address legitimate workplace accidents and injuries, providing benefits for an injured employee’s medical...

General Liability vs. Professional Liability Insurance

As a business owner, it can be a challenge to figure out what types of insurance you need. The right policies depend on the types of risks your company faces.   Big and small businesses both...

5 Most Common Workplace Accidents

Safe workplaces reduce the human and financial costs associated with an accident and boost morale and productivity. Additionally, promoting a culture of safety ensures a business is protecting...

How to Find the Best Small Business Insurance for Your Business

The average claim for a customer injury or property damage is about $30,000. If a claim leads to a lawsuit, then it can cost upwards of $75,000 to defend and settle. With that information, most small...

5 Tips for Keeping Your Drivers Safe From COVID-19

For businesses built around driving, COVID-19 poses a lot of risks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the virus spreads between people who are in close contact (within...

Prevent Slips and Falls this Winter

Slips and falls are the leading cause of accidental injury in the workplace. And we’re entering prime time for these injuries to affect your employees (and the public!), because nearly half of slip...

The New Stimulus Act:15 Big Changes That Will Impact Your Small Business

A new coronavirus relief bill was passed by Congress and has been signed into law. If you run a small business, here are 15 things you need to know about it. 1. There is another round of PPP. Who...

How to Protect Vacant Commercial Buildings

An unoccupied building is especially vulnerable. If your commercial property will be unattended for a period of time, take steps to protect your investment and prevent damage. First and...

Creating a Company Data Breach Response Plan

It's not uncommon to hear stories about large corporations such as Citrix and Starwood Marriott falling victim to data breaches. However, small and medium-sized businesses are often prime targets for...

Prepping Your Building for a Winter Vacancy

It's pretty typical to prepare for the cold and snow as a part of your winter maintenance routine. But things might look a little different this year if your building is vacant or only...

How Can Your Business Stay Productive During The Winter Months?

As we reach the end of the year and the weather gets colder, it can be easy to lose motivation. But now’s not the time to lose momentum! Now’s the time to focus on new ways to stay productive and give...

Survey Reveals Fear of Nation-State Ransomware Attacks

A recent survey conducted by a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, announced the release of a 2020 Global Security Attitude Survey. This year in particular, the report revealed...

Wishing you all a Magical Holiday Season!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a magical holiday season!  Our holiday schedule is as follows: December 24th  l  Christmas Eve  l  Closing Early at 12:00pm...
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