Central Insurance Companies

Category: Loss Control


Your Family’s Safety Starts at Home

Thinking about buying your dream home, adding on to your current home, or entering the house flipping business? Ensuring that your home or rental property is safe from the inside out may be more important than having a security system…

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Loss Control Inspections Can Be A Win-Win

Have you ever received a phone call from someone representing your insurance company asking if they may stop by for a loss control survey?  A loss control survey? What does this mean?  The fact is, for most insurance companies, this is…

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Creating A Safety-Minded Culture in Your Business

When walking into a workplace, I take note of housekeeping, look for enthusiasm for the job (or the lack thereof) because I believe that these are strong indicators of if they are a pro-active and safety minded team.  I also believe that this…

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5 Sump Pump Problems That Could Ruin Your Vacation

With the recent snowstorm activity across the country and warmer temps right around the corner, we’ll soon be in the middle of a major snow meltdown. Sump pumps will become a pivotal piece of equipment in your home. This got me…

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Don’t Slip Up This Winter: Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

With SNOWMAGEDDON 2015 still in full effect here in the Northeast, I thought it might be a good time to explore an important topic for property owners this time of year: slip and fall claims. Walking around my own neighborhood…

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Ice Dams: The Bane of New England Winter

Snowstorms continue to punish the Northeast, leaving many in the region wondering what they did to make Mother Nature so angry. As snow continues to accumulate and freeze, many are dealing with the issues caused by the excessive snow, one…

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Preparing for a Power Outage

With a massive blizzard bearing down on the Northeast, I thought it might be a good time to share some tips on how to prepare for a power outage in the cold weather. High winds and two feet of snow could…

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Defending Against the Scut Farkus of the Internet World

Many of you may remember the V-8 juice commercial where someone forgets their daily dose of tomato-flavored goodness, proceeds to initiate the face palm, and exclaims, “Wow, I could have had a V-8!”   We have all done this at some…

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Promote Productivity with Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing

Employers implement new hire drug testing programs to protect their businesses from the impact of drug abuse before making hiring decisions to promote a safe and stable work environment for their employees. But what are the options if an employee…

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The Importance of Hiring Safe Drivers for Your Commercial Vehicles

The majority of auto accidents are caused by driver error, whether it be following too closely, speeding, driving distracted, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other variety of reasons. As a business owner, you have control…

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