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How to Test Your Smoke Detectors and Fire Alarms

Smoke detectors and fire alarms may be some of the most important items in your home when it comes to your family’s safety. These early warning devices may help alert your family to fire and dangerous smoke while there is still time to evacuate, but they need periodically tested to help ensure proper function. Why(continue reading)

The Importance of Prompt Claim Reporting

Prompt claims reporting is integral to the overall claims management process for you business: With prompt reporting, an injured worker’s concerns and unfamiliarity with workers’ compensation can be quickly addressed (within 24 hours) by a phone cal from the claims representative. This reduces the likelihood of the injured worker seeking attorney representation. Prompt reporting allows(continue reading)

OSHA’s Here – Now What?

Why OSHA may select a company for inspection, in order of priority: Imminent danger, when there is a good chance that a hazard could result in death or serious harm. Fatal or catastrophic accidents, an accident resulting in the hospitalization of 3 or more employees, these incidents must be reported to OSHA within 24 hours. Employee complaints(continue reading)

Prevent Identity Theft During Tax Time

Tax day is on the way, and many people will be scrambling to meet the April deadline. However, filing your returns in a timely manner isn’t the only thing to worry about. Tax-related identity theft is a growing threat. In fact, per a 2012 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the number of known(continue reading)

What You Should Include in Your First Aid Kit

Every home should have a first-aid kit. Because no matter what type of injuries or emergencies you might experience, being prepared could help make all the difference. How to make a first-aid kit. A first-aid kit doesn’t have to be comparable to a medical bag or a hospital cart. Some come pre-assembled and others you can(continue reading)

How Often Should I Review My Insurance Coverage?

The new year is a time when many people pledge to lose weight and be more organized, but it’s also a good time to resolve to better protect your family’s home and belongings with an annual homeowners insurance review Why is a yearly check-in with your insurance agent important? Many homeowners purchase an insurance policy(continue reading)

10 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Many of us spend the end of the year making resolutions and the rest of the new year trying to stay resolved to keeping them. Only 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions. So here are some tips for making resolutions and more importantly, keeping them! Set short-term goals for long-term results – people who(continue reading)

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, kids are on break, parties are scheduled, and travel spikes. Take some basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season. Know your destination – Not all locations are equally safe. Research your destination before booking(continue reading)