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Prevention

Flammable Material Safety for Small Businesses

By | Business, Central, Commercial, Factory Mutual, fire hazard, fire safety, flammable material, flammables, Insurance, Loss Control, Prevention, Risk Management, safety data sheets, Underwriter Laboratory

One of the most common fire hazards I encounter while doing business walk-throughs is the presence of flammable materials. These are substances that can ignite easily and burn rapidly. Larger industrial and manufacturing operations are often well-aware…

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The Next Catastrophic Flood Could Be Coming For You

By | Central, Claims, flood, flood exposure, flood insurance, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, National Flood Insurance Program, Personal, Personal Flood Coverage, Prevention, Weather

Rain, rain, go away! At least that is what most of us are thinking after a few months, or in some cases, years of heavier-than-normal rainfalls. The U.S. has experienced flooding in areas that haven’t been affected for hundreds of…

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The Next Catastrophic Flood Could Be Coming For You

By | Central, Claims, flood, flood exposure, flood insurance, flood policy, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Personal Flood Coverage, Prevention, Weather

Rain, rain, go away! At least that is what most of us are thinking after a few months, or in some cases, years of heavier-than-normal rainfalls. The U.S. has experienced flooding in areas that haven’t been affected for hundreds of…

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Living the Glamorous Life of Loss Control

By | career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Communication, Education, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance industry, Loss Control, loss control consultant, loss control inspection, Prevention, Risk Management

A day in the life of a loss control consultant is the closest thing in the insurance industry to being a rock star. People love to see my name calling on their phone or see me showing up at their…

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6 Tips for Preventing Water Damage from Appliances

By | appliances, Claims, dishwasher maintenance, Education, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, hot water heater, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, water damage, water leak

Did you know that washing machines are one of the main sources of water damage to homes?  Others that top the list include hot water heaters and dishwashers. Fortunately, there are a few easy and inexpensive steps you can take help to…

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Latest Phishing Scams

By | Bank Scam, Central, College Test Prep Scam, Education, Financial, Home, Insurance, internet safety, Netflix scam, Personal, phishing, phishing scams, Prevention, Social Security Administration Scam, Technology, vishing

If you’re like me, you get more junk emails than you do legitimate ones and more phone calls from numbers you don’t recognize than from people you actually know. If that’s the case, it should come as no surprise that…

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