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Jan 24 Are you guilty of password passivity


Cybercriminals are hacking both individuals and corporations every minute of every day.  One area they love is cracking passwords.

Dec 06 Want to Now What the Top Pick Ups Were for 2019?


According to Statista, the top selling pick up trucks were:

Dec 06 Review Your Employee Handbook


As we start 2020, it is a great time to review and update your Employee Handbook.  With the advent of ransomware and cyber breaches, it is important to communicate to your employees the procedures to be followed as it relates to electronic communications.

Dec 06 Planning on Hosting a New Year's Eve party?


Everyone is excited to attend your New Year’s Eve Party – but are you ready?  Erie Insurance prepared a list of eight tips to help you and your guests have a safe New Year’s Eve event.

Dec 06 Planning an Employee Holiday Party?


Planning on a holiday party for your employees?  Here are some suggestions from Katie Kuehner-Hebert, courtesy of NU Property Casualty 360.

Dec 06 Clean Out Your InBox Week


Next week is Clean Out Your Inbox.  It is a great time to start 2020 with an organized inbox.  Here are some ideas as to how to sort and file all those pesky emails.

Dec 06 Annual List of the 10 Worst Toys of 2019


As you are preparing to finalize your gift-giving, take a look at this list of toys that you should avoid giving according to the 47th annual report by World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH):

Dec 06 10 Things To Do Close Out Your Year


As we start to wind down the year, it’s a perfect time to take action on these ten tasks:

Nov 29 Black Friday Safety Tips


In-store Shopping:

Nov 15 National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day


National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is observed annually on November 15. Get together a soap and hot water filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge and a garbage bag, and you are ready for the day!

Nov 08 Veterans' Day on the 11th


As we come together as a nation to celebrate Veterans Day, take a moment to remember friends, family members and colleagues who served in our military.  It is thanks to them that we live in the home of the free and the brave. Also, it is a great time to hire a vet.

Oct 26 Buying Flood Insurance - Questions to As


Flooding conditions can continue through the winter months. You might be considering a flood insurance policy but don’t know what questions to ask.  This post from FEMA should be helpful.

Oct 18 Is Your Business Continuity Plan Up to Date?


As the international community celebrated ShakeOut Day to promote earthquake resiliency and preparedness, now is the time to review your established business continuity plans or create an appropriate plan if you don’t have one.

Oct 11 October is Crime Prevention Month


According to Alarms.org, every 13 seconds a burglary occurs.  Two thirds of the 2.5 million burglaries were home break-ins. 

Sep 30 Opioids in the workplace


Workers who are prescribed pain medications for work-related injuries must be educated about the risks of opioid addition.  According to Marianne Kritserg, MSW, LCSW, RN there are eight strategies to consider:

Sep 12 September is Life Awareness Month


Life Happens, a non-profit organization, has an entire website devoted to life insurance. September is Life Awareness Month and you will find calculators to assist in determining the insurance coverage you need, along with helpful videos and educational pieces.  Go to https://lifehappens.org to find out what you need to protect your family and then call the agency to discuss.

Aug 30 History of Labor Day


Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September, pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.  It was created by the labor movement in the late 19thcentury and became a federal holiday in 1894 by Grover Cleveland.  Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer.

Aug 23 Driver Safety in School Zones


Last week’s post dealt with child safety, today we’d like to provide tips for drivers in a school zone.  Please review and be prepared for back to school traffic.

Aug 16 Going Back to School


Getting your children ready to start school is a perfect opportunity to review keeping them safe. 

Aug 09 August 12-18 is Safe & Sound Week


Safe & Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep American’s workers safe.

Aug 02 Natural Disasters & Your Pets


We usually prepare for a flood, hurricane, tornado, or weather-related incident with a go bag, but have you prepared for your pets.  Take a look at a couple of tips to consider:

Jul 19 Safety Tips for Warm-Weather Work


Employees should understand the factors that lead to heat susceptibility.  With temperatures rising, it is a good time to review.

Jul 05 Grill Safety


Lots of barbecues are happening this weekend.  It’s is no better time to pass along some grill safety tips to make sure your party is fun and incident free.  Here are some statistics to illustrate the point.

Jun 28 RV Safety


Getting ready to explore the US in your RV.  Take a look at these safety tips provided by Property Casualty 360 to ensure you have a wonderful risk-free trip.

Jun 21 First Day of Summer


Today is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.  Your children are out of school, and vacation plans are underway.  Get prepared for summer by following these maintenance tips provided by Heather Turner from Property/Casualty 360: