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Cyber Liability: Creating a Cybersecurity Culture

Employees are an organization’s first line of defense against cybercriminals. For this reason, they are also commonly targeted. In fact, the vast majority (88%) of data breaches are caused by employee mistakes,...

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Coverage Insights: Duties in the Event of a Commercial Property Loss

Duties in the Event of a Commercial Property Loss - Most people understand that insurance companies have a duty to reimburse insureds for commercial property damage not excluded by their policies. What’s lesser known is...

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Risk Insights: Training for Temporary Workers and Their Worksite Supervisors

Training for Temporary Workers and Their Worksite Supervisors - Any host employer (HE) that utilizes temporary workers (TWs) through a staffing company (SC) may be opening themselves up to safety and health challenges....

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Live Well, Work Well- November 2022

How to Recession-proof Your life - Many Americans and economists think rising inflation issues, interest rates and housing costs may be warning signs of a looming recession. According to a Bankrate poll, nearly 7 in 10...

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Coverage Insights: Builder's Risk Insurance- Understanding What's Covered

Builder's Risk Insurance- Understanding What's Covered - Builders risk insurance is a specialized form of property coverage that can help protect buildings and other structures under construction. Also known as course...

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Risk Insights: General Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles

Modern vehicle technology has transformed in the past several years as autonomous driving, vehicle electrification and car connectivity features have become more common. While these digital innovations in the automotive...

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Cyber Liability: Endpoint Detection and Response Explained

Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a cybersecurity solution that continuously monitors security-related threat information and endpoint data to detect and respond to ransomware and other kinds of malware. It...

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Live Well, Work Well- October 2022

What to Know About This Year’s Flu Season - Influenza (flu) season lasts from October through May in the United States, with peak flu activity happening between December and March. The country’s flu activity has been...

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Cyber Liability: The Importance of Two-factor Authentication

As cyber attacks become more and more common, protecting your data is increasingly difficult. In fact, a study from Juniper Research found that by 2023, cyber criminals are expected to steal an estimated 33 billion...

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Work Comp Insights: Five Strategies for Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs

Five Strategies for Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs - When a company experiences significant increases in workers’ compensation costs, it usually triggers internal activities aimed at reducing insurance costs and...

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Coverage Insights: General Liability Exposures Every Organization Should Know

General Liability Exposures Every Organization Should Know - Almost every organization faces commercial liability exposures. A commercial liability loss exposure is a condition or situation that presents the possibility...

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Risk Insights: Understanding How Habits Work to Influence Safety

Understanding How Habits Work to Influence Safety - As an employer, safety is your responsibility, and it’s important to identify workplace hazards and instill safe employee habits to ensure corrections remain permanent....

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Live Well, Work Well- September 2022

The Art of Mindful Eating - Taking time to be mindful of your eating process and not focusing on restricting calories could enhance your awareness of the experience, improve your relationship with food and help you lose...

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Risk Insights: Air Quality at Your Property

Air Quality at Your Property - The health of your property’s occupants can be jeopardized by poor air quality, and it is your responsibility to provide a healthy indoor environment, whether it is protecting against...

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Commercial Property Insights: Protecting Property Against Hail

Protecting Property Against Hail - Hailstorms can be swift and destructive, damaging buildings, outdoor equipment and vehicles in a matter of minutes. For commercial property owners, such damage can result in destroyed...

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Cyber Liability: Cyber Hygiene Best Practices

Cyber Hygiene Best Practices - As cyberattacks become more frequent and severe it is increasingly important for organizations to practice good cyber hygiene to minimize their exposure to risk. Cyber hygiene refers to...

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Live Well, Work Well- August 2022

988: America’s First Three-digit Mental Health Crisis Line - The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (Lifeline) launched nationwide on July 16. Similar to dialing 911 for medical emergencies, people in emotional distress or...

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Cyber Liability: Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Cyber Security for Small Businesses - High-profile cyber attacks on companies such as Target and Sears have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime. Recent surveys conducted by the Small Business Authority,...

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Risk Insights: Fuel Efficiency Best Practices for Fleets

Fuel Efficiency Best Practices for Fleets - Improving the fuel efficiency of a company’s fleet of vehicles can have many financial and environmental benefits, especially with fuel prices on the rise. Fuel can be one of...

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Safety Matters: Avoid Slips and Falls

Avoiding Slips and Falls - A janitorial employee was scrubbing the steps and floors with water and a cleaning agent. An observant worker realized that soon, dozens of employees would be going down these steps for their...

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Live Well, Work Well- July 2022

The Benefits of Seasonal Produce - In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply...

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Cyber Liability: Hacktivism Explained

Hacktivism Explained - Hackers exploit virtual vulnerabilities to gain access to networks and devices illegally. While most engage in this activity for financial gain, others, called hacktivists, have different...

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HR Insights: Mental Health and Well-Being on Workplaces

Impact of Employee Mental Health and Well-being on Workplaces - Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various...

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Risk Insights: Managing Road Rage

Managing Road Rage - Road rage-aggressive or angry behavior exhibited by motorists-is prevalent on U.S. roadways. In fact, nearly 80% of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at...

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Safety Matters: Do Your Part to Keep Our Workplace Safe

Do Your Part to Keep Our Workplace Safe - Preventing injury and illness on the job is something all employees should take seriously-nothing less than your future is at stake. An on-the-job accident, infection or serious...

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Cyber Liability: Jackware Cyberattacks Explained

Jackware Cyberattacks Explained - Ransomware incidents entail cybercriminals compromising their victims’ computers or servers with malware and demanding large payments in order to restore the technology (as well as any...

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Safety Matters: Avoid Heat Illness

Safety Matters: Avoid Heat Illness - When it is hot outside, your body temperature can rise to dangerous levels. Normally, your body cools itself through sweating. However, in hot and humid weather, sweating is not...

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Live Well, Work Well- June 2022

EWG Releases 2022 Dirty Dozen List - Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases a report ranking pesticide residue levels of fruits and vegetables based on samples taken by the U.S. Department of...

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Identifying and Avoiding Phone Scams

Identifying and Avoiding Phone Scams - Every year, people report fraud, identity theft and bad business practices to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement partners. According to FTC data, more than 2.8...

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Live Well, Work Well-May 2022

Elevating Your Psychological Resiliency - Psychological resilience refers to the ability to mentally withstand or adapt to uncertainty and adversity. Building resilience to life’s inevitable changes and challenges can...

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Live Well, Work Well - April 2022

Nip Seasonal Allergies in the Bud - More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbors...

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Risk Insights: Spring Storm Safety Tips for Businesses

Spring can bring about some of the year’s most dangerous weather and wreak havoc on many aspects of a company’s operations. This article discusses the weather threats to watch out for during spring and measures...

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Legal Update: Spending Bill Extends Telehealth Coverage for HDHPs

A spending bill signed into law on March 15, 2022, extends the ability of high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) to provide benefits for telehealth or other remote care services before plan deductibles have been met...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists like you to minimize...

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Know Your Insurance: Factors That Affect Your Home Insurance Premiums

Home insurance coverage can differ from policy to policy depending on a multitude of factors. Being aware of these factors that affect your premium can ensure that you are appropriately covered. Review this Know Your...

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Live Well, Work Well - March 2022

- Understanding Your Kidney Health - March is National Kidney Month, making it a great time to take charge of your health to lower your chances of developing kidney disease. Your kidneys filter your blood to remove...

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Cyber Update: Data Breaches Rose 68% in 2021

- - Data Breaches Rose 68% in 2021, Hitting a New High With No Signs of Slowing - According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s (ITRC) annual report-which advocated for more effective laws and regulations to better...

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Live Well, Work Well - February 2022

Reducing Your Stress During American Heart Month - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, half of all Americans are...

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Safety Matters: De-Icing Outdoor Walking Surfaces in Winter

Keeping outdoor walking surfaces-such as parking lots and sidewalks-clear of ice in the winter is a crucial practice at many workplaces. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, it can also help keep you,...

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Legal Update: OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 ETS, but Not the Proposed Permanent Rule

On Jan. 25, 2022, OSHA provided notice that it is withdrawing its COVID-19 vaccination and weekly testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The withdrawal will be effective once the notice is published in the Federal...

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Winter Safety: Driving

Losing control of a car is undoubtedly one of the most frightening experiences behind the wheel. Unfortunately, it is a potential side effect when the temperatures turn frigid and the roads get slick with ice or snow....

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Property Management Risk Insights: Winter Weather Liabilities

- - Winter Weather Liabilities - The winter months bring more than just cold weather and shorter days; they bring the possibility for winter storms that may result in a snow- and ice-covered landscape. While it may be a...

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Benefits Insights: 4 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 2022

- Health care costs continue to rise each year, and 2022 will likely be no exception. In the new year, experts predict a 6.5% increase in medical expenses alone, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. In terms of health...

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Legal Update: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

On Jan. 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled to stay the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The ETS was...

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Legal Update: Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

On Jan. 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter (OTC)...

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Live Well, Work Well - January 2022

How to Make - and Keep - Your New Year's Resolution - As the new year approaches, you may find yourself reflecting on the past year. This introspection is a significant first step toward selecting a New Year’s...

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Legal Update: EEOC Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 and ADA Disability

On Dec. 14, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued 14 new answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about what employers may or may not do to comply with federal fair employment laws during...

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Legal Update: Court Reinstates OSHA Vaccination Mandate for Private Employers

On Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals reinstated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19. The 6th Circuit decision...

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Auto Insights: Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

Winter weather can create various driving challenges. Cold temperatures make it difficult for engines to work properly, while snow limits tire traction and salt causes rust on exterior paint. That’s why it is important...

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Safety Matters: Avoid Winter Slip-ups

Winter months present additional hazards that are typically not factors for employees during warmer weather – specifically, slip and fall concerns. With snow and ice-covered conditions, you run the risk of taking major...

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Know Your Insurance: Life Events that Affect Your Insurance Needs

As we age and reach different milestones in our lives, our insurance needs change. The following life events may affect your insurance needs: New home ownership- Purchasing a new home is a big investment-one that you...

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Compliance Overview: Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2022

Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2022 - Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation by the IRS. The following commonly offered employee benefits are subject to...

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OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS

On Nov. 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) to address the grave danger of COVID-19 infection in the workplace. Affected employers...

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Reducing Auto Claims for Businesses

Vehicle-related crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths. In addition to the potential for loss of life, work-related automobile accidents expose businesses to liability risks, legal expenses, lost time,...

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month


DOL Extends Rescission Date for Joint Employer Rule to Oct. 5, 2021

On July 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it is rescinding its 2020 Joint Employer Determination Rule (the Rule), effective Sept. 28, 2021. On Sept. 20, the DOL extended this date to Oct. 5,...

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CVSA's Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Aug. 22-28

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently scheduled this year’s Brake Safety Week for Aug. 22-28. This annual event aims to emphasize the importance of ensuring sufficient brake systems in commercial motor...

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OSHA's Safe and Sound Week

Each year, more than 5,000 workers are killed on the job. Additionally, more than 3.6 million employees are seriously injured each year while at work. Because of this, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (...

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Cyber Update: Critical Infrastructure Cyberattacks on the Rise

Critical infrastructure cyberattacks are increasing in frequency according to Advisen’s loss database, and some experts are worried the worst is yet to come. There are sixteen industry sectors in the United States that...

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Know Your Insurance: Homeowner Insurance

Understanding the 80% Rule for Home Insurance - When it comes to your home, making sure you’re adequately insured is of the utmost importance. Despite this, many homeowners are unaware of the “80% rule” for home...

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Work Zone Safety for CMV Drivers

Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have a lot to consider when it comes to operating their vehicles safely. This is especially true during various seasons throughout the year-such as road construction season, which...

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Cyber Risks and Liabilities

Penetration Testing Explained - Keeping workplace technology up and running is vital to any organization’s success. While this task seems feasible, it’s growing harder and harder each year as cybercriminals expand their...

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EEOC Extends EEO-1 Deadline for 2019 and 2020 Data to Aug. 23

Employers now have some extra time to submit equal employment opportunity (EEO-1) workforce data from 2019 and 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on June 28, 2021. These reports were...

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July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

To help drivers keep their vehicles safe, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has marked July as National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. Specifically, the...

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Cyber Update: White House Issues Ransomware Prevention Guidance to Businesses

White House Issues Ransomware Prevention Guidance to Businesses - In a recent letter addressed to corporate executives and business leaders, the White House emphasized that bolstering the nation’s resilience against...

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Firework Safety

Fireworks are a staple of many Fourth of July and other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. The Risks - Unfortunately, many people do not realize just...

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OSHA's COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced its COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS was developed to protect health care and health care support...

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News Brief - Fatal Accidents Increased 7% in 2020, Despite Fewer Drivers

A recent report by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that fatal traffic accidents increased 7.2% in 2020 from 2019, despite fewer drivers on the road....

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities

The Importance of a Standalone Cyber Insurance Policy - Over the course of the past decade, many organizations have relied on standard property and liability coverage rather than a standalone cyber insurance policy to...

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Health Care Claims May Surge in 2021


Safety Matters - Avoid Heat Illness

When it is hot outside, your body temperature can rise to dangerous levels. Normally, your body cools itself through sweating. However, in hot and humid weather, sweating is not enough and the result can be a heat...

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Cyber Security for Small Businesses

High-profile cyber attacks on companies such as Target and Sears have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime. Recent surveys conducted by the Small Business Authority, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab and the...

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EEOC Issues New FAQs on COVID-19 Vaccine Programs & Incentives

On May 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) added new answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) to its existing guidance on how employers should comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act...

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Live Well, Work Well - June 2021

Outdoor Exercise Safety Tips - As we move into summer, many will want to exercise outdoors to stay active and get some fresh air. That’s great news, as experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity...

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Live Well, Work Well - May 2021

Home Grilling Safety Tips -

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Comparing the American Rescue Plan to Previous COVID-19 Relief Bills

President Joe Biden recently signed into law a $1.9 trillion relief bill, known as the American Rescue Plan. The chart below provides an overview of the highlights of the bill and how it compares to the two previous...

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News Brief: Congress Passes Extension of Paycheck Protection Program

Congress has passed the PPP Extension Act of 2021, a 60-day extension of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Payment Protection Program (PPP), which was set to expire on March 31. President Joe Biden signed...

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American Rescue Plan: Changes to FFCRA Employee Leave

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), enacted March 11, 2021, includes changes to emergency paid sick leave and paid family leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The ARPA extended the tax...

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2021 Commercial Property Insurance Market Outlook

The commercial property market has steadily hardened in recent years, resulting in rate increases every quarter since Q3 2017. Unfortunately, these rate increases-as well as additional policy restrictions-are expected...

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Live Well, Work Well - March 2021

Making Every Bite Count - The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2020-2025) offers science-based nutrition advice to develop healthy eating habits and reduce chronic disease risk. For the first time, this...

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Texas Winter Storm Safety Tips

Severe winter weather is wreaking havoc on the state of Texas-accompanied by record-low temperatures, snow and ice. These conditions have resulted in serious safety implications for many Texans. Photo: Ricardo B....

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The Danger of Deepfakes

Deepfakes Explained - Deepfakes refer to sophisticated forgeries of an image, video or audio recording. Deepfakes have been around for years-you can even find a version of them in social media applications. For instance,...

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Securing Cargo for Safe Transportation

This article focuses on Federal Guidelines for securing cargo, but this is also a very good guide for non-DOT cargo securement. Shifting cargo is one of the most common hazards in commercial transportation. Not only can...

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2020, What a Year!

What is there left to say? You don't need me to tell you about the COVID pandemic and how catastrophic it has been or enumerate the ways the coronavirus has taken over our lives. We're all tired of lockdowns,...

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De-icing Outdoor Walking Surfaces in Winter

Keeping outdoor walking surfaces-such as parking lots and sidewalks-clear of ice in the winter is a crucial practice at many workplaces. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, it can also help keep you,...

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IRS Announces 2021 Standard Mileage Rates

On December 22, 2020, the IRS issued the 2021 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. The 2021...

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CDC Announces Shorter Quarantine Guidelines After a COVID-19 Exposure

During a recent media briefing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an update to quarantine guidelines, offering options for shorter quarantine periods. - - The CDC’s updated guidance allows...

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What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu

What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu Fever, headache, fatigue, dry cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, nausea: If these symptoms hit, you may have been bitten by the flu bug. Who is Most Vulnerable? People over age 65 are at a...

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COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the Workplace

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of alerts designed to keep workers safe. Ensuring adequate...

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New CDC Guidance Makes Contact Tracing More Difficult for Employers

- Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 Employers will have to revise their COVID-19-related safety policies and practices to meet new guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on what it...

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The Most Dangerous Time to Drive As we 'Fall Back' to Shorter Days, Take Extra Care on the Road

Shorter days, fatigue, compromised night vision, rush hour and impaired drivers are some of the risks we face when driving at night. These risks become especially pronounced moving into the weekend, with fatal crashes...

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Four Keys to a Solid Safety Audit and Inspection Program

4 Keys to a Solid Safety Audit and Inspection Program When was the last time you took a long, honest look at your environment, health, and safety program? If it has been a while, or you can’t remember-or if you’ve never...

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Medicare Part D Notices - To Medicare Eligible Participants

Distribution required prior to October 15th each calendar year and when a Medicare eligible participant joins the plan Companies that sponsor a prescription drug plan are required to distribute a form called the...

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FFCRA Changes to Meet Court Objections

The Department of Labor has issued new regulations governing the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) after the original set of rules was overturned by a federal judge. The new...

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School Zone and School Bus Safety

School ZonesBe Safe. Drive Smart. The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active, as well as to be aware of...

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Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for Business

Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for Business The actions taken in the initial minutes of an emergency are critical. A prompt warning to employees to evacuate, shelter or lockdown can save lives. A call for help to public...

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Sanford & Tatum Risk Management Hosts Virtual Seminar About Employer Communication

Sanford & Tatum Hosts Virtual Seminar About Employer Communication September 3, 2020 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Online Webinar Sanford & Tatum is hosting a virtual seminar on Thursday, September 3, 2020, from 10:30...

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A Guide to Employee Temperature Checks

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) gave employers the green light to take employees' temperatures to try and ward off the spread of the coronavirus in guidance from earlier this year. But will taking...

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OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Course: October 15-16, 2020

Sanford & Tatum is excited to offer this OSHA 10 Hour Course the afternoon of Thursday, October 15th, and the morning of Friday, October 16th. Due to COVID-19, space will be very limited. Please sign up today by...

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Clear up the Chaos - Power Hour

Have questions about regulations that affect your business? You’re not alone. Tune in to Clear Up the Chaos – Power Hour to hear about the top regulatory issues and get your questions answered. Join business leaders in...

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Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles

Texas Department of Transportation’s statewide “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” motorcycle safety and public awareness campaign urges motorists to look twice for motorcycles, especially at intersections,...

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Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) update July 2020

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) update July 2020 The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health...

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Vaccination requirements could pit safety concerns vs. ADA, Title VII

Workplace safety rules may clash with federal protections for individual rights if employees resist potential employer efforts to require them to take a prospective COVID-19 vaccine, but safety considerations will...

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U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Frequently Asked Questions and Answers To Help Keep Workers Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

NEWS RELEASEU.S. Department of Labor | July 2, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published frequently asked questions and answers to help...

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Guidance for Suspected or Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in the Workplace

If an employee has symptoms when they arrive at work or become sick during the day, they should immediately be separated from other employees, customers, and visitors and sent home. Employees who develop symptoms...

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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

What are they key differences between cloth face coverings, surgical masks and respirators? Cloth face coverings: May be commercially produced or improvised (i.e., homemade) garments, scarves, bandanas, or items made...

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Wildfire Danger Information

Wildfire Danger Information The Texas Panhandle and South Plains have seen several red flag warnings this season. We have seen how quickly fires can spread out of control and cause significant property damage and...

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Social Engineering & Ways to Mitigate Susceptibility

Social engineering: two words that are increasingly being talked about in normal, day-to-day conversation. If you are like me, when you first heard the term, you likely thought of something different than what this...

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FMCSA Revises Hours of Service (HOS)

FMCSA revises the hours of service (HOS) regulations to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to those rules without adversely affecting safety. The Agency: (1) expands the short-haul exception to 150 air-...

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HSA Limits Increase for 2021


Did you know there are 11 new translations of OSHA's poster to help prevent workplace coronavirus exposure?


Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work

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Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus

Posted on Friday, May 8, 2020 Source: OSHA

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Form I-9 Announcement and M-274 Employer Manual

Today notice came out from the USCIS (see below email) giving all employers guidance on what to do during COVID-19 should a new hire present you with an expired List B document for I-9 form purposes. There are very...

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Dentistry Workers and Employers - Steps to Stay Safe

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/dentistry.html Dentistry Workers and Employers - Steps to Stay Safe - Posted on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Dentistry Workers and Employers This section provides guidance for dentistry...

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Heat Illness Prevention

Heat_Illness_Prevention-May_2020_Safety_Handout-PDF.pdfAs the temperature soars, we want you to use precaution to avoid heat illness.Heat-Related Illnesses and First Aid Most outdoor fatalities, 50% to 70%, occur in the...

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Return to Work Resource Guide


DOL Ends Temporary Non-Enforcement of Paid Leave Protections

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/whd/whd20200420 News Release U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ENDS TEMPORARY NON-ENFORCEMENT OF PAID LEAVE PROTECTIONS TO HELP AMERICAN WORKERS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC - WASHINGTON, DC –...

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DOL Issues Alert to Help Keep Construction Workers Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES ALERT TO HELP KEEP CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SAFE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC - WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has...

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Cyber Liability - Coronavirus and Remote Work Cyber Risks

Cyber Risks Given the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, countless employees across a variety of industries are working remotely. While this allows businesses to remain operational, it can create a...

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Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Furloughed Drivers

Pre-Employment Drug Testing What does a company do in the event they have to lay drivers off because business has slowed down due to COVID19? Does the driver have to take another Pre-Employment test? If a driver is...

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Reopening a Business After the Coronavirus Shutdown: Things to consider as we look to the future


Important Payroll Record Information from one of our Valued Insurance Partners


DOL Regulations for Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update

DOL Regulations for Families First Coronavirus Response Act The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued temporary regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA created new employer...

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR RESPIRATORY PROTECTION DURING N95 SHORTAGE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200403-0The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of...

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CARES Act - Small Business Loan Overview

In response to the American economy reeling from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the federal government recently signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Among other...

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COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "FFCRA"), signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020, provides small and midsize employers refundable tax credits that reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of...

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Department of Labor - Families First Coronavirus Response Act Posters


Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questionsFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers - As provided under the legislation, the U.S. Department of Labor will be issuing implementing...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 What is the effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act...

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IRS Issues Guidance on Tax Credits for Coronavirus Paid Leave


Coronavirus Paid Leave Bill Signed into Law


Maintaining Mental Well-Being During a Quarantine

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the...

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COVID-19 vs Influenza


Coronavirus Facts and Information

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coronaviruses are common in animal species, and most don’t affect humans. As of now, only seven different coronaviruses are known to infect humans. In...

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