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Our Website is Now ADA Compliant!

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, Congress sought to ensure that businesses and public service providers took important and necessary steps to accommodate people with disabilities. However, the internet as we know it today did not exist in 1990, and the ADA legislation has not been able to keep up with the pace of Read More

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Does Workers Compensation Cover Coronavirus Claims?

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COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Claims   As a business owner, you may have suffered a loss during the COVID-19 lockdown. If you were forced to shut your business doors, you may be wondering how you’re going to recover. What’s more, if your employees were infected with the virus, they may be looking for compensation from your Read More

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Small Business COVID-19 Relief Options

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What Your Business Should Know About Relief Options   The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a program to help struggling businesses through this period of COVID-19. Nearly $350 billion has been allocated for that purpose in the new economic aid package signed into law. Small businesses, which employ nearly half of America’s Read More

OSHA 300A Posting Reminder

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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. The OSHA Summary Form 300A is required to be posted in the workplace beginning Feb. 1, Read More

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3 Steps to Prepare for an Active Shooter at Your Business

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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

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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

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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

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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

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company has taken to keep our CLIENTS and Teammates safe was to design a complete virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to being of service.