OSHA 300A Posting Reminder

14January,2020
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Dear Valued Partner, It's that time of year when employers are required to tally the number of entries on their “Log of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses” (OSHA Form 300), and post the “Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses” (OSHA Form 300A) in a prominent location. Later today, we'll send the following information to ICW Group Read More

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3 Steps to Prepare for an Active Shooter at Your Business

23December,2019
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Active Shooter Preparedness   Active shooters in America are an ongoing threat and their actions lead to tragedy. Your company should be prepared to handle this event and to deal with its aftermath by setting off active shooter protocols and procedures in advance. Businesses and organizations of all kinds should have a plan in place for Read More

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How Safe is Your Workplace? Top OSHA Violations

How to Prevent the Top OSHA Violations  Safety is the first priority for any company that seeks to protect employees and customers. Knowing the hazards that exist in workplace offices, equipment, and machinery is the first step to preventing accidents and injuries. Today, we’re going to look at the top Occupational Safety and Health Organization Read More

3 Reasons You Need Your Own Ocean Cargo Insurance

3 Reasons You Need Your Own Ocean Cargo Insurance

28March,2019
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Good reasons why you should consider your own ocean cargo policy. Businesses make money by selling products. If your business imports or exports its products, you’re investing in your company every time you ship cargo. It’s surprising how many businesses don’t protect that investment with cargo insurance. Even if your supplier or freight Read More

Ways to Prevent Habitability Claims

Top Ways to Prevent Habitability Claims

17January,2019
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Take a look at these tips to prevent habitability claims in your commercial insurance. At Hoffman Brown Company, we are well-versed in spotting potential claims in businesses. With our many years of experience, we understand common risks in companies, as well as how to prevent them. Take a look at our top tips on how to prevent habitability Read More

Tips to Lower the Risk of Sexual Harassment at Work

Tips to Lower the Risk of Sexual Harassment at Work

11October,2018
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How to prevent sexual harassment from arising in your place of work.   As an employer, you have a responsibility to ensure that the workplace is free of sexual harassment. This is your legal obligation, but it also makes practical business sense. If you allow sexual harassment into your workplace, you may lose valuable employees, productivity, Read More

Hackers Could Target Fax Machines to Enter an Organization’s Network

Hackers Could Target Fax Machines to Enter an Organization’s Network

Be aware of new ways hackers are attempting to hack business data. Just last month, Check Point, a cyber security firm in Israel, stated that their research discovered security flaws in tens of millions of fax machines. They have found that hackers are taking advantage of present fax machines in businesses, that often go unused now, to access Read More

Are You Prepared for the Next Wildfire?

Are You Prepared for the Next Wildfire?

9August,2018
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Make sure your business is prepared for the next wildfire. California is no stranger to wildfires. There have been many wildfires over the last year that have forced communities and families to evacuate their properties and move to a safe location. While there is not much you can do to prevent a wildfire from engulfing everything in its path, you Read More

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

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