Lack of Sleep Becoming a Work Safety Issues

Could a Lack of Sleep Become a Work Safety Issue?

19July,2018
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Sleep deprivation is a danger in the workplace. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about a third of Americans get insufficient sleep. Fatigue in the workplace is of particular concern for shift workers, night workers, drivers, people who work extended hours, are on call, or have a rotating shift schedule. Research has shown that Read More

Traffic Accident Scams

Important Notice: Traffic Accident Scams

12July,2018
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Be aware of traffic accident scams in the local area.   In June 2018, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) sent notices out reporting that they believed there was a crew of scam artists targeting drivers throughout Brentwood, West LA, if not the entire city. This is what they found: “an unsuspecting driver leaves a parking lot after Read More

HBC Honors July Anniversaries Of Teammates!

HBC Honors July Anniversaries Of Teammates!

5July,2018
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Kathy Beeson - 17 years Ann Kampiranond - 8 years Jose Olivares - 1 year Read More

Dog Bite Statistics and Prevention

Dog Bite Claims Cost Insurers $700 Million

21June,2018
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Dog-related losses account for one-third of homeowner liability claim costs. Current trends in the filing of homeowner insurance claims indicate that dog bite incidents and injuries are increasingly accounting for a greater portion of those claims filed and paid out. According to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), dog bites and other Read More

OSHA Recordkeeping

OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements: What You Need to Know

Employers, know how you should properly report workplace injuries and illnesses. The recordkeeping requirements that are laid out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that certain covered employers prepare and maintain records of all serious occupational illnesses and injuries. All work-related illnesses or Read More

September Anniversaries

HBC Honors June Anniversaries Of Teammates!

7June,2018
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Account Executives Ryan Surina Commercial Insurance Andrew Friedman - 7 years Mike FitzGerald - 32 years Sandy McKenzie - 16 years Marci Grisanti - 18 years Martha De La Torre - 20 years Information Technology: Frank Gastelum - 14 years Read More

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

24May,2018
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Safety considerations to know before buying a new car.   If you’re shopping for a new car, then it’s likely that you’ll want to purchase a safe and reliable vehicle. Certain cars are safer than others and can do a better job at protecting your family and passengers in an incident. But before you start looking at vehicles that you like, be sure Read More

Personal Safety App: SafeON

10May,2018
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Looking for a hands-free app that has your back? Read on! At Hoffman Brown Company, we are regularly looking for creative ways on how to advise our customers to stay safe. From useful safety tips to quality insurance, we are looking out for you. Recently, we discovered a new app that helps individuals take care of each other: SafeON. We are Read More

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HBC Honors May Anniversaries Of Teammates!

3May,2018
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Personal Insurance: Sharon Rosenthal - 34 years Commercial Insurance   Grace Peprah - 1 year Carole Strauss - 28 years David Townsend - 14 years Horlendy Ramierz - 2 years Account Executive/Leadership: Joe Pratts - 21 years Read More

What Essentials to Keep in the Car

Essential Items to Keep in the Car

19April,2018
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Stock up your car’s emergency kit with these supplies. Now that spring is here, many of us are making summer road trip plans. With road trips and summer events right around the corner, it’s a good idea to make sure your car is well-equipped beforehand. An emergency car kit can be a great tool when you’re stranded, and you’ll always be glad you Read More