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

Do Small Business Really Need Umbrella Insurance?

Do Small Business Really Need Umbrella Insurance?

12April,2018
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Why small businesses should consider an umbrella policy. Umbrella insurance may not always be the first thing you think of when buying insurance for your small business. However, as a small business owner, an umbrella insurance policy can be useful when the unexpected occurs. What is Umbrella Insurance? A commercial umbrella insurance Read More

Small Business Insurance Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

Small Business Insurance Tips You Can’t Afford to Miss

29March,2018
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How to protect your small business with commercial insurance.   As a small business owner, you may believe that your company is immune to certain disasters reserved for larger corporations. Unfortunately, this is a costly mistake to make. Your business needs insurance to protect it from threats, accidents, and incidents that could hinder your Read More

Workplace Violence

What You Need to Know About Workplace Violence

29November,2017
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Understand and prevent workplace violence.  Workplace violence is typically regarded as an incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in the circumstances relating to his or her work. This type of violence can range from life-threatening physical attacks to verbal abuse. The Department of Justice found violence to a be a leading Read More