Central Insurance Companies

Category: Prevention


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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Deer in the Headlights: 6 Tips to Avoid an Accident with Our Furry Friends

According to Car-Accidents.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are approximately 1.5 million car crashes each year as a result of deer. Deer are especially active during fall, which coincides with their mating season. Although we cannot…

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Be Ready, Be Safe

My community experienced an F4 tornado on November 10, 2002.    Unfortunately there were two deaths in the community but there could have been many more.  The local cinema was full of people out for a movie on a Sunday afternoon. …

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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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Six Tips for a Safe Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, there are sure to be ghouls and goblins knocking on doors and demanding sugary treats. Below are some tips to keep these little “monsters” safe while out trick-or-treating.

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What’s Your Ergonomics IQ?

Ergonomics.  No doubt you’ve heard this term used in your office environment.  But what is ergonomics?  There are many scientific definitions, but in its simplest terms, ergonomics is making a workplace comfortable and efficient for the worker.  Why is ergonomics important…

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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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What NOT to Forget on Moving Day!

I was reading the newspaper today and noticed something unusual – a business is expanding!   I know with our economy, it’s hard to spend money, especially when it comes to a new building.   It was a nice surprise to see…

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