Central Insurance Companies

Category: Loss Control


Lightning Strike Prevention

The summer storm season is upon us and with storms come one of the most fearful and unpredictable forces of nature: lightning. A single bolt of lightning can carry over 100 million volts of electricity and create a significant amount…

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Battery Safe Than Sorry

In September of 2017, the energy company Tesla will unveil an all-electric semi-truck powered by a battery. I found it interesting that something as massive as a freightliner could run on a battery. What was science fiction a decade ago…

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The Great Escape

I am sure we all can recall partaking in fire drills at school or our place work. They’re done so often they become rudimentary. However, people often forget or ignore the importance of preparing an fire escape plan for where…

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Set the Bar Higher for Safety

Holidays also evoke a sense of celebration…and drink specials at your favorite bar or restaurant. Whether it’s the champagne of New Year’s Eve, the green-tinted cocktails of St. Patty’s Day, or the margaritas of Cinco de Mayo, the commercial underwriter…

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A Look Inside: A Career in Loss Control

Growing up, my experience with the insurance industry was limited to my small town’s local agency. Unlike physicians, lawyers, accountants, and teachers where the public has a general knowledge base about the duties and responsibilities, insurance remained a mystery. Even…

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Disaster Recovery Plan

Natural disasters can come in many forms, with the most common being related to windstorms, fire, and flooding. More tornados occur in the United States then in any other part of the world. While large scale disasters capture media attention,…

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A Regular Sprinkling of Maintenance

As I sat down and pondered what to write for this month’s blog, I thought about the many fire safety resources generated this time of year regarding holiday hazards such as live Christmas trees or overloading electrical outlets. And yes,…

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