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Category: Commercial


Don’t Let Lead Ruin Your Renovation: Follow The Rule!

We’ve all heard of the dangers of lead-based paint.  If you are a general or renovation contractor, painter, plumber, carpenter, or electrician, this is an issue you have likely dealt with when working on structures built before 1978.  Renovation activies…

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The Costly Consequences of Cybercrime

While sitting in my doctor’s office, I started thinking, “What if?” What if the doctor’s computer network were hacked tonight? Does he have knowledgeable I.T. staff protecting the sensitive personal information in all those patient files, including mine? I could end…

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Winter Weather Brings Workplace Worries

Fall has arrived! The kids have returned to school. The days are getting shorter and football has returned (Go Bucks!). However, it won’t be long before the snow, ice, and cold temperatures return and bring with them an entire set…

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Ouch! Now What?

You’re at work moving storage boxes when suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your back.  At first, you take a few deep breathes thinking you have just pulled a muscle and if you give yourself a moment, you’ll be…

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Understanding and Preparing for a Premium Audit

You just received a phone call from someone who says they represent your insurance carrier and would like to set up an appointment to audit your business operations.  You’ve paid all of your premiums on time so what could they…

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Raising the Bar: Best Practices for Bar Risk Management

It happens more than you’d like to think.  A person drinking in a bar leaves and causes an accident, injuring or killing another person.  The victim’s family then files a lawsuit against the bar.  Owning a bar can be fun and financially…

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No Matter the Size Fleet Safety Comes First!

When most people think of fleet safety they probably tend to think of a “fleet” as a large number of vehicles (50+ vehicles).  After all, a small contractor with 4-5 pickup trucks may not think of the trucks as a…

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Metal: A Magnet for Thieves

On my way to work, I used to drive past an open lot which contained a large pile of construction debris – mostly broken pieces of concrete and bricks.  And sitting in front of that pile of debris was a…

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Make Your Attractive Nuisance Less Attractive

What do the following have in common? Vacant Buildings Junk yards Ponds Betty Boop

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