How To Prevent Distracted Driving Claims Cell phones, tablets, and other electronic devices are a necessity in our personal and professional lives, but when operating a vehicle, their use takes your attention off of the road and can have serious consequences. Approximately 660,000 people are on electronic devices while driving a vehicle during daylight hours.
While there are still many uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 virus, there are simple steps that we can take to keep both our workplace and our families safe and well. Keeping your workplace safe To protect your team and keep your business up and running, there are a few key steps to encourage employees to take:
Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce a partnership with OSEA, Inc., a 30-year-old environmental, health, safety and security consulting firm, to provide Risk Management services to our commercial insurance clients. As part of the relationship, OSEA will provide a full array of proactive safety consulting services designed to help reduce accidents, enhance incident response, lower
If you’re like most people, there are certain items you own that you can’t imagine ever losing — possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them. If you haven’t checked your home insurance policy recently, here are five key things to know about insuring
In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. You’ve heard about umbrella insurance coverage, but is it worth investing in? What is Umbrella Insurance? Umbrella insurance is extra liability insurance. It is designed to help protect you from major claims and lawsuits and as a result, it helps protect your assets and your future. It does
The annual apparition of spooky skeletons, broomstick-riding witches and carved pumpkins is a sure sign fall is well underway. Second only to Christmas in terms of how much consumers spend on decorations, Americans of all ages seem to love celebrating Halloween. The Halloween spirit has spread to the inside and outside of the home as
One of the principal cost drivers of workers’ compensation claims are medical expenses for the treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses. Important indicators of how some claims become high dollar expenses are claims with a comorbidity diagnosis (multiple medical conditions or ailments) which, studies show, are likely to generate twice the cost of other claims.
What to Know About Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability Coverage Driving to a client meeting? Sending an employee to pick up office supplies? Renting a car on your business trip? If your organization ever requires you or your colleagues to travel in a vehicle that is not owned by your company, it’s imperative that you
Severe wind can cause power outages and loss of heat. Here are some tips on how to help handle an outage during a storm. Before the windstorm Set your refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Food will be preserved longer if power goes out. Check flashlights and portable radios to ensure they are working. Be
It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day in Western New York than turning on the faucet and … nothing. Maybe there’s a trickle of water, but it’s clear you have a frozen pipe. So, what now? Here are some smart tips to help you prevent or address what could easily