Central Insurance Companies

Category: Loss Control


The Invisible Criminal

I receive e-mails periodically from industry sources that share information on various insurance topics. One thing that’s certain is that communication has changed since I entered the industry. From the not-so-green printed manuals to Facebook and digital newsletters, information flows…

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Employee Theft Can Lead to Unhappy Holidays

It’s hard to believe the Christmas season is just around the corner.  Large amounts of money will be spent on the perfect gifts or donated to favorite charities.  To handle the volume of additional business and customers, many stores and organizations…

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Don’t Be Haunted by a Claim this Halloween

I remember when I was a kid out trick-or-treating.  There was always this house set up kind of like a haunted house.  Usually someone was jumping out from behind a corner or popping out of a box, trying to get…

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5 Ways to Prevent Bed Bugs from Hitching a Ride Home

When I was a youngster spending the night at my grandparents, one of the last things my grandmother would say while tucking me in bed was, “Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite.”  To be honest, I really…

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Sixteen Candles and a Car

It’s funny how one day can cause so many different emotions depending on your point-of-view.    If you’re a teenager, it’s the most wonderful day of all, a day you’ve looked forward to perhaps more than any other of your accumulated 5,840…

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4 Ways to Approach a Loss Control Program

For any business, an effective Loss Control program is a must.  It helps you minimize losses or puts you on a path that greatly reduces the chance of one happening.  Some may feel the effort put toward safety management or, in…

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Five Questions that Could Save Lives in a Fire

This has been a strange year for weather, with some catastrophic losses occurring in the most unlikely of places.   From earthquakes in Virginia to massive flooding in Pennsylvania, one has to wonder if we are truly safe from Mother Nature sometimes!

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